Dating length divorce
Huston believes the habits formed in courtship plant the seeds for success or failure in marriage.
The couples who were studied were divided into three groups: those who courted for less than one year before marriage, one to three years before marriage, and three or more years before marriage.
Cultural norms changed in ways that decreased the aversion to being single and increased the probability of cohabitation.
Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79)—a survey of people born during the 1957–1964 period—this study examines the marriage and divorce patterns for a cohort of young baby boomers up to age 46.
Strong, shared religious values are apparently a bonus.
Remember just because you fall under the definition of a short or long courtship, doesn’t mean an ensuing marriage is doomed.Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79), this article examines marriages and divorces of young baby boomers born during the 1957–1964 period.The article presents data on marriages and divorces by age, gender, race, and Hispanic origin, as well as by educational attainment.In a previous post, I had challenged the notion of a standardized dating and engagement timeline and reiterated the importance for each couple to properly discern what timeline God is calling them to.Through further research, I discovered why people might jump to conclusions about imposing a standardized dating timeline.