Cohabiting couples destined for singledom: study

The New Zealand Herald

– Oct 1, 2007

Couples who live together won’t necessarily stay together, according to new research.

Ruth Weston and Lixia Qu, research fellows at the Australian Institute of Family Studies, conducted a study into the percentage of cohabiting couples who end up marrying one another. They found that marriage rates had fallen dramatically since the beginning of last century and those couples who did tie the knot were doing so at a later age… READ FULL ARTICLE