assignment 2 - Blake Roby 2/8/08 According to my sources,...

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Blake Roby 2/8/08 According to my sources, cohabitation is becoming more and more common. It is getting to the point where cohabitation is beginning to replace marriage and degrade everything that marriage symbolizes. In cohabitating relationships vs. marriage, a significant increase in spouse abuse, child abuse and divorce after marriage is prevalently more. Not surprisingly, young adults tend to favor this because of what marriage symbolizes. On the pro side, cohabitation allows a couple to live together and, if they were to break up, it would not be a difficult process such as getting a divorce would. On the con side, researchers say that couples who cohabitate before marriage, tend to have a higher divorce rate rather than couples who do not. Did you know, that only thirty years ago it was illegal for a couple to live together but not be married, thus cohabitating. Cohabitation is bad for children because of the high rate of divorce that these relationships end up in. Then, these children grow up in a single parent family and
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