Cohabitation

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Cohabitation

  1. 1. Cohabitation Hanoi , dd/mm/yy Group : Bao Ngoc – Phuong Lan – Thuy Linh
  2. 2. Contents Definition of “cohabitation” The facts of cohabitation -Who cohabits? -Types and reasons Some ideas about cohabitation • Supporting ideas • Opposing ideas
  3. 3. Definition What is “cohabitation” meaning? Cohabitation means that a couple lives together before marriage
  4. 4. The facts Who cohabits?  Young people (mostly under 35)  Unemployed people  Less educated people (according to Field 2004)
  5. 5. The facts Types of cohabitation Convenience Testing -Who? -Who? People want to be free from family People want to have sexualrela without security People intend to marry -Purpose? -Purpose: Prove themselve and gain indepence Someone to care home (for man) and finance (for women) The trial marriage before having the real one Linus blanket Emancipation -Who? -Who? Insecure or dependent people -Purpose? finding someone to rely on -Purpose?
  6. 6. What do people think about cohabitation Agree Disagree
  7. 7. Some ideas about cohabitation  Supporting  ideas A chance to share the rising costs of daily living without the commitment of marriage  Avoiding the high costs and complications that go with a divorce.  A mean of testing the relationship before marrying
  8. 8. Some ideas about cohabitation Opposing ideas  Having higher rate of being single or divorcing  Suffering from a lot of disadvantages (especially women)  Receiving less consideration
  9. 9. References Marriage and Family 90/91 Marriages and Families – Quest for intimacy Marriages and Families – Changes,choices and constraints

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