News | Topic: Cohabitation
Jan 4, 2021
Is Marriage Becoming Irrelevant?
29% say it is very important for a couple to marry if they have a child, down from 38% in 2013. Read the report here.
Jul 7, 2020
A Massachusetts Cit Decides To Recognize Polyamorous Relationships
The city of Somerville has broadened the definition of domestic partnership to include relationships between three or more adults, expanding access to health care. Read the article here.
Nov 11, 2019
More People Think It’s Fine For Unwed Couples To Live Together. Here’s Why Many Still Think Marriage Is Better
More Americans have lived with a romantic partner than have married one, a new study from Pew Research shows. Read the article here.
Feb 13, 2017
The Trends Redefining Romance Today
Modern day romance is a fluid beast, and the expectations and demands of a rapidly changing culture have transformed the landscape of love. To examine those shifts, this article draws from a number of Barna studies and demographic data, including many from Barna Trends, and takes a peek at the changing dynamics of marriage and singleness, the trends toward premarital cohabitation, the impact of online dating and the possibilities of finding love at work.
Read the research from Barna here.
Jun 24, 2016
Majority of Americans Now Believe in Cohabitation
Shifting gender roles and expectations, the delay of marriage, and a secularizing culture are leading more American adults to believe that moving in together before tying the knot is a good idea. Read the research from Barna here.