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Mothers' stress may affect their children
Mothers' stress, especially when mothers are stressed because of the juggling with work and trying to find time with kids, that may actually be affecting their kids poorly, finds study coauthor and Bowling Green State University sociologist Kei Nomaguchi.

Business Insider

BG researchers find those who divorce later in life may not be able to fully recover from a gray divorce


Marital Biography, Social Security, and Poverty
Working Paper (WP-15-01)
I-Fen Lin, Susan L. Brown, & Anna M. Hammersmith

BGSU researchers find gray divorce often caused by partners simply growing apart 
Lin, Brown, and Hammersmith find divorce among baby boomers may have negative implications for retirement security

Independent Financial Adviser

Investment News

“Social Security was designed during an era when most elders were married, a scenario that is less common today and is likely to be even less typical in the future...”
WSJ features cohabitation and marriage research by Manning

The Wall Street Journal

"Cohabitation and Child Wellbeing"
from The Future of Children

"...stable, cohabiting families with two biological parents seem to offer many of the same health, cognitive, and behavioral benefits that stable married biological parent families offer."