By Sandra Block, USA TODAY
Living together outside of marriage, once associated primarily with Hollywood celebrities and libertines, has become so common that if you tell your parents you're moving in with your significant other, they'll probably roll their eyes and ask you to pass the peas.
The number of opposite-sex couples living together jumped 13% this year to 7.5 million, according to the Census Bureau. Demographers blame the sluggish job market, which has forced many young adults to share living quarters. Broader societal issues are also at work. Researchers estimate that more than half of married couples live together before they get married. Only 38% of Americans believe that unmarried couples living together is bad for society; half said it doesn't make much difference, according to a Pew Research Center survey.
Young adults - along with older adults who have been previously married .......
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