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Cohabitation

Studies show that couples who cohabit before marriage are less satisfied with their marriages and more likely to divorce than couples who do not. Public and social policy should discourage cohabitation and other types of uncommitted sexual relationships, which can lead to sexual, emotional, and financial exploitation and which often result in high rates of infidelity, out-of-wedlock births, and subsequent single-parent child-rearing.

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