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Increases Odds of Divorce

Chuck Colson, reviewing Marriage Savers: Helping Your Friends and Family Stay Married, by Michael J. McManus, quoted in Christianity Today, Feb. 7, 1994, p. 58

A University of Wisconsin study found that those who cohabit before marriage increase their odds of divorce by 50 percent "Cohabitation is a cancer eating away at the center of marriage," McManus writes. "Yet, have you ever heard a sermon on living together?"