Report: Global Spike In Cohabitation Is Destabilizing Children’s Lives


I love when secular studies confirm what we’ve already known from God’s Word for thousands of years. This is one of those examples. This study (which uses data from 100 countries, including Bolivia) finds that children flourish best when they are raised by a married male-female couple. Consider this quote:

“[C]ohabitation continues to confer a stability disadvantage on individual children even as cohabitation has become more normative,” the report says. “We find no evidence supporting the idea that in societies where cohabiting births are more common, marriage and cohabitation come to resemble each other in terms of stability for children.”

Read more at The Federalist.

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