The rate of young adults choosing to cohabitate is on the rise. However, research continues to point to a risk of high levels of physical abuse among cohabiting couples compared to married couples. A recent¬†study¬†published in December 2016 emphasizes the impending risks of intimate partner violence (IPV) among cohabitating couples in their 20’s.

Click HERE to read more from a recent Family Studies recent article comparing two research projects involving commitment and relational constraints on young couples choosing to cohabitate.