Session 129:
Transitions from Cohabitation to Marriage

Friday, May 4
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Plaza Room B
Lobby Level

Chair: Yuan Cheng, Fudan University
Discussant: Kevin Shafer, Brigham Young University

  1. Debt, Cohabitation, and Marital Timing in Young AdulthoodFenaba Addo, Cornell University

  2. Relationship Transitions among First-Time Cohabitors: Predicting Marriage or Dissolution in a Competing Risks FrameworkBrett Beattie, Pennsylvania State University

  3. Couple Disagreement in Reporting on Courtship Stages: Implications for Measurement and Marital OutcomesSarah Halpern-Meekin, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee; Laura M. Tach, University of Pennsylvania

  4. The Association between Mental Health and Relationship ProgressionSara Sandberg-Thoma, Ohio State University; Claire M. Kamp Dush, Ohio State University

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