The Consequences of Cohabitation

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The number of marriages in America has dropped by 50% since 1970, while cohabitation has become the norm. Yet 1/2 of all cohabiting relationships end within fifteen months— without a wedding. And 2/3 of those who do marry wind up divorced. Not only is this devastating to the couples involved, but it leaves the children of these failed relationships scarred for life. Today, over 40% of all births are to unmarried mothers. Out-of-wedlock births rose from 224,000 in 1960 to 1.5 Million in 2005. 

What is God's answer? Maybe Father DOES know best?