Smock says cohabitation may be keeping divorce rates steady
a PSC In The News reference, 2012
"The Case for Cohabiting" - Daily Beast. 4/18/2012.
Pamela Smock is quoted in this response to a NYT op-ed on the downsides of cohabitation. What of the op-ed claim that cohabitation can lead to a "doomed marriage"? Smock says, "Some of the most recent studies are finding no effect on the likelihood of divorce, even along racial and class lines."