Shotgun marriages no more likely to backfire, says report

New research is busting a long-held belief

This news might get America’s poodle skirts in a wad.

It’s become an accepted truth that couples that mixed up the nuclear family formula had a higher risk of splitting. Last year researchers at the Council of Contemporary Families debunked the two-decade myth that couples who shacked up before marriage divorced at much higher rates. Now, new research by CCF is busting another long-held truth — that having children before getting a ring meant your marriage was almost certainly doomed.

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