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What happened to marriage being the norm? Whatever happened to “living in sin”?

Obviously out in an “anti-Jesus” culture. Right and wrong don’t exist.

Cohabitation is the new norm. 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.

A recent Barna study asked Americans their views on cohabitation: the pros, cons, motivations, and effects of living together prior to marriage. Though its acceptance is widespread in American culture, there are still large pockets of resistance to this changing ethic among religious communities and those who adhere to more traditional values and premarital expectations.

Source: Barna Group – Knowledge to navigate a changing world

 

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