Survey: Marriage is taking a back seat for couples
Updated: Thursday, April 4 2013, 08:41 AM EDT
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - According to a new CDC survey released Thursday morning, nearly half of the 12,000 women asked say the first time they lived with a guy, they weren't married.
That's about 48 percent.
The results are a marked changed from 1995 when only 34 percent said they moved in together.
Experts say the numbers show living together is increasingly used as a testing ground for marriage.
About 40 percent of the women who lived with a guy went on to marry him within three years.
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