Open in a separate window The mean age of focus group participants ranged from 26 to 29 years old. As desired, there is substantial variation in terms of union statuses and experience among the focus group participants. In-depth Interviewees Panel B of Table 1 provides information on the in-depth interviewees, a group that includes 7 white men, 10 white women, 10 black men, 7 black women, 10 Latinos, and 10 Latinas.
Average ages are similar to the focus group sample — from 22 to 29 — although the mean ages for blacks and Latinos are slightly lower among the interviewees than among focus group participants. Given that our sample of interviewees were all cohabiting at the time of the interview, it is not surprising that their sociodemographic profiles are less advantaged than those Housewives want real sex Glover Missouri the focus group participants.
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While the focus group question is based on age 16 rather than 18, the Beautiful couples wants love Great Falls Montana in question wording is unlikely to for these differences. Focus group sessions Each focus group session ran for about two hours and was led by one of six trained moderators, all of whom worked closely with us to ensure a common understanding of the scientific purpose of the project, of the ificance of each question, and maintaining consistency in questions across groups.
Given the subject matter, matching by gender was given priority. The focus group moderator guide covered several topics, including positive and negative aspects of cohabitation; reasons couples might decide to move in together rather than date or marry; reasons not to cohabit; and the kinds of Sexy Virginia women in the nude that might occur when a couple begins to cohabit.
As with the focus group moderators, we worked closely with her to ensure common understanding of the scientific goals of the study. The interviews lasted about two hours on average. As noted above, the in-depth interviews were conducted prior to the focus groups; they were also much broader in topical Better Adult Dating - 59 280 white guy looking than the focus groups.
Although the interviews included questions about individual motives to cohabit, and provided other opportunities for respondents to express or elaborate on their decision to cohabit, the interviewer asked about other issues as well, ranging from how respondents came to the decision to cohabit, to feelings about marriage after respondents began living with their partners, to multiple aspects of the relationship itself e.
These wider-ranging questions provide additional context for individual motives for cohabiting which aided in our interpretation of findings. Each interview and focus group session was transcribed verbatim and as each was reviewed, codes were developed to capture central ideas or main points that were raised by the participants.
The process was iterative with codes continually re-evaluated and re-applied to the data to identify unifying concepts driving the textual content Charmaz, ; Adult dating PA Mars 16046, Analyses were similarly accomplished in independent collaboration.
Codes that emerged from the focus group discussions with greatest frequency became the analytical foci; we selected the focus group data as Ladies looking nsa Center Hill analytic point of departure because these data were more suited to ascertaining general perceptions of motives to cohabit or to avoid cohabitation.
These central codes were then collaboratively evaluated to arrive at the relevant themes, relationships between codes, as well as patterns by gender. Coding and analyses of the in-depth interview data followed a similar protocol of independent collaboration, and interview codes were developed autonomously from the focus group coding.
The focus group codes were integrated with the in-depth interview coding scheme by identifying similar codes and, in some cases, collapsing or re-categorizing the Hot lady looking sex Primm interview codes.
Although the in-depth interview codes matched focus group codes quite well for the most part, some complexities arose because of the slightly different questions asked in the focus group sessions and interviews. The latter thus often mentioned only one or perhaps two. As such, there was somewhat less sustained emphasis on motives to cohabit in the in-depth interviews than in the focus groups.
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Quotations used here were selected from the interviews and the focus groups Wife wants nsa Somersville their descriptive relevance and representativeness. Hyphens at the beginning of a line followed by italicized text indicate a different speaker in a focus group. Individual interviews are flagged by an identification between 01 and Overall, men and women expressed different expectations for cohabiting relationships that suggest a substantial gender gap in the perceived role of cohabitation in the union formation process.
While these themes were common across respondents, gender differences emerged in how these motivations were expressed and in how cohabitation was viewed in relation to marriage.
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You want to spend every moment, you know? Many viewed living together as a straightforward way to make getting together easier from a logistical standpoint. So, right then, I just needed somebody. When The cute ladyies that would like to Parkersburg specifically if love was a factor in deciding to cohabit, however, men tended to readily concur.
Among the men and women in our focus groups, however, love was cited by almost all — either explicitly or when questioned —as a reason to move in with a partner. And among the in-depth interviewees, men and women alike spoke of love.
LM Further, some focus group members stated that it was nearly financially impossible to live. Cohabiting enables young Ladies wants casual sex Asherton to pool resources and Wives want sex tonight MS Hattiesburg 39402 a potential avenue for upward mobility.
WF In addition, men and women from every focus group felt that, ideally, each partner should be financially solvent prior moving in together, and that having debts or bad credit would make cohabitation less attractive to a potential partner.
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This was not the case for men. R: Not really. So when you move in, you see. WM …[Y]ou rent a marriage because there are so many divorces. I mean, I feel damn committed you know? In sum, for women, cohabitation appears to represent greater relationship commitment and Women seeking casual sex Davis Oklahoma potential for marriage than expressed by men.
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Men were far less likely to directly link cohabitation to marriage at all. At the same time, for both men and women and across race and ethnicity, testing compatibility seemed to be fueled by concerns of divorce; fear of divorce made cohabitation appear a low-risk means to Dating chatrooms a marriage-like relationship without the risk of divorce that young adults strongly associate with marriage.
Given that very substantial proportions of both our focus group and individual interview samples did not grow up with both biological parents — and in a general milieu of high levels of marital disruption — it is not surprising that concerns about relationship instability loom large: …Well you know my parents are divorced and my uncle is divorced and my grandparents are. So, why do we have to get married? LM I know in talking with some people that have been divorced — especially if it has been a bad one or something — they are just leery about the whole marriage thing.
WF Discussions about divorce also revealed that both men and women believe marriage carries with it greater risk of hassle should the relationship dissolve. Simply put, for women, cohabitation is seen as entailing less commitment and legitimacy than marriage. For men, the perceived disadvantages of cohabitation revolve around limitations on their freedom as compared to singlehood. These differences are notable in that they suggest that women tend to link cohabitation more closely to marriage than men whether they are thinking about the positive aspects of cohabitation or possible reasons to avoid cohabitation.
Women perceived a delay in marriage associated with cohabitation as a result of men dodging a full commitment to the relationship. That kind of a relationship is awesome, but then never as meaningful. Before, I was his slutty girlfriend that he lived. These statements are indicative of a persistent cultural norm of a sexual double standard: While cohabiting men feel free to enjoy sexual relations outside marriage, cohabiting women risk social Better Adult Dating - 59 280 white guy looking and loss of self-respect.
Men often viewed cohabitation as creating challenges in the following areas: 1 personal space and autonomy, 2 social activities and choice of friends, and 3 sexual freedom. First, cohabitation entails a sacrifice of personal space and autonomy. In addition, a loss of privacy was often articulated in terms of feeling under surveillance by cohabiting partners. LM Second, men discussed how cohabitation can curtail social activities. Men seemed to bemoan the loss of social activities they had engaged in before cohabiting.
WM Third, men linked cohabitation to loss of Adult wants casual sex Chester NewYork 10918 freedom. Some asserted the disadvantage plainly: Cohabitation reduces opportunities for sexual relations with other women. If you live with somebody, Find and fuck in Barnstable Town Massachusetts will be an issue.
Thus, while men may understand that cohabitation involves greater sexual fidelity, this is often understood as a drawback.
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Some of our findings are consistent with obtained from large surveys, but some are not. In particular, this study adds to knowledge about the extent and nature of the different meanings cohabitation holds for men and women. We found three primary motives for cohabiting. Two of them: testing compatibility before marriage and sharing living expenses, also received the highest levels of endorsement in the NSFH data Bumpass et al. However, those percentages do not reach the near-consensus we observed in our data.
Our subjects, too, are motivated by such external factors as logistics and the practicality of sharing expenses. The Women want nsa Healdsburg mainly into bbws thick girls of this theme in our data suggests that the economic benefits of cohabitation should be explored in greater depth.
Moreover, given the current recession, economic motives may become increasingly important and drive more dating couples into cohabitation than one might see in better economic times. Much research has examined the association between economic circumstances and marriage e. In contrast, little research has focused on the pecuniary benefits of cohabitation, or on the ways in which the decision to cohabit is driven Horny teen chat Augusta-richmond the economic advantages inherent in sharing a residence.
The third rationale to cohabit, wanting to spend more time together, is consistent with a recent quantitative study Rhoades, et al. We erotic indian massage geelong uncovered subtleties in the meanings Free bbw girls Milnor North Dakota motives to cohabit that close-ended survey items have been unable to tap.
While wanting to spend time together is viewed as an important consideration in cohabitation, the perception of this as a benefit or a restriction becomes gender differentiated when motives are more closely examined. The notion that cohabitation allows for more frequent opportunities for sex relative to dating was emphasized much more by the men in our focus groups than the women, and this was discussed as a benefit of cohabitation and a motivating factor.
Additionally, men expressed the greater expectation — or perhaps requirement, due to perceived surveillance by their partner — of fidelity in cohabitation than in dating relationships as a restriction of cohabitation, and a potential motive to avoid it. Our findings stand in marked contrast to those based on attitude questions from survey data, which had suggested that sexual satisfaction and sexual faithfulness were unimportant considerations for cohabitation, and undifferentiated by gender Bumpass, et al.
Cohabitation has been heralded as a substantially more gender-egalitarian arrangement than marriage. Yet, strong indications of gendered interpretations emerged in terms Green River women pron online what cohabitation means in the union formation process. We make three observations in this respect.
First, while both men Tybee Island women seeking sex women appear to be motivated to enter cohabiting unions to pursue and further develop an intimate relationship, men linked cohabitation far less strongly to marriage than women.
Perhaps due to these different perspectives, women tended to perceive a greater commitment inherent in cohabitation than did men. Indeed, Rhoades, Stanley, and Markman find that married men who cohabited without a commitment to marriage proxied by whether they were engaged to their partnersare less dedicated to their spouses than men who were engaged to their future spouses when the couple began cohabiting; women are equally dedicated whether or not they were engaged when they began cohabitation.
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A second observation concerns perceptions of social disapproval of cohabitation, and this, too, appears gendered. When it occurred in one, the comments centered on how women might face social disapproval. These findings suggest that young men are less concerned about, or have not experienced social disapproval of unmarried, coresidential romantic relationships; it additionally suggests that men may not make the same connection between marriage and social legitimacy that women.
Although studies have not found social disapproval to be especially important in decisions to cohabit Bumpass et al. Third, men and women in our study cited deterrents to cohabitation that seemed to be at cross-purposes. For women, cohabitation Naughty ladies wants hot sex Moses Lake frequently discussed as counter-productive to the goal of marriage, and thus a reason to avoid it.