• 16th April
    2012
  • 16
The Downside of Cohabiting Before Marriage

"Women are more likely to view cohabitation as a step toward marriage, while men are more likely to see it as a way to test a relationship or postpone commitment, and this gender asymmetry is associated with negative interactions and lower levels of commitment even after the relationship progresses to marriage.¬†One thing men and women do agree on, however, is that their standards for a live-in partner are lower than they are for a spouse." (Read more…)