Should We Focus Less on Marriage and More on Stable Cohabitation?

by Amber Lapp

  At the recent Brookings Institution event about the findings of the “Knot Yet” report, Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and former executive director of the White House Task Force on the Middle… More



Is Cohabitation Hard on the Kids?

by Barbara Ray

One finding in particular seems to hit a nerve with readers, and that is that raising a child in a cohabiting relationship is harder on a child than raising him or her in a marriage. Before people start firing off… More