08 Dating & Mate Selection

Doyouagreeordisagree attitudesaboutcohabitation

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Unformatted text preview: oups: Certainty about Cohabiting Groups: Certainty about Marriage and the Relationship CERTAINTY ABOUT CERTAINTY ABOUT THE Substitute for Marriage Precursor for Marriage Serious Dating Relationship Trial Marriage What Happens to These Cohabiting What Happens to These Cohabiting Relationships? Types of cohabitation Dating Precursor Trial Substitute Outcome of Relationship after 5­7 years All Still Live Couples Marrie Separated Together Percent d 29% 46% 21% 33% 46% 31% 17% 52% 15% 51% 21% 28% 10% 35% 40% 25% Should I live with my partner Should I live with my partner before we get married? ► Do you agree or disagree? ► Attitudes about cohabitation Cohabitation & Marital Success Cohabitation & Marital Success ► Early Studies Cohabitation prior to marriage ► More Recent Studies _____ of cohabitation (______ for cohabitation) matter most Cohabitation & Marital Success Cohabitation & Marital Success ► Why? Attachment & Cohabitors as _______ Behavioral differences Cohabitation & Marital Success Cohabitation & Marital Success ► 1. S...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course HDF 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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