by Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D

The Third section of the book, Women, Sex & the Church: A Case for Catholic Teaching, called Multiple Partner Fertility: A Distinctive Problem of the Underclass is reprinted here:

Many women view living together as a stepping-stone toward marriage, with the idea that cohabiting will help them enjoy a better marriage in the future. This could not be further from the truth. A recent survey of the literature on cohabitation concluded, “No positive contribution of cohabitation to marriage has ever been found.”40 (more…)