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Does the respondent think that unmarried couples should live together, or whether living together without being married is moral\immoral? 

Below are 6 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 3 types:

[ Congregational Attitudes | Marital Problems? | Recommendations ]

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Category 1:Congregational Attitudes
 

How does the respondent's congregation feell about cohabitation?

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COHABIT from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

PROHIB8 from U.S. Congregational Life Survey, 2001, Random Profile


Category 2:Marital Problems?
 

Does living together before marriage contribute to marital problems?

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COHAB188 from Marital Instability Over the Life Course [United States]: A Five-Wave Panel Study, 1980, 1983, 1988, 1992-1994, 1997

COH188 from Marital Instability Over the Life Course [United States]: A Five-Wave Panel Study, 1980, 1983, 1988, 1992-1994, 1997


Category 3:Recommendations
 

What type of marital/cohabitation arrangement would the respondent recommend to others?

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FEMARRY from General Social Survey, 1988

MEMARRY from General Social Survey, 1988



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