Our results belie several perspectives commonly used to explain variation in relationship stability, including incomplete institutionalization, minority stress, relationship investment, couple homogamy, and sociodemographic perspectives. Samuels v. Jackson, 94 N. Previously Assembly Bill No.
We specified the observation window as to Lockyer v.
Finally, we recognize the contextual variable is not ideal, given that it captures state-level rather than local-level differences in context. Model 3, which includes the relationship type and the state-level policy measures, shows that cohabiting and married couples living in a state that has banned marriage of same-sex couples experience marginally significant higher odds of dissolution.
Small sample sizes raise questions about statistical power, limiting our ability to detect significant differences. We also found evidence of contextual effects: living in a state with a constitutional ban against same-sex marriage was significantly associated with higher levels of instability for same- and different-sex cohabiting couples.
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All members of the household residing at the initial address units were considered original SIPP sample members. Footnotes 1 DOMA policies existed in some states based on a statutory basis but were not constitutional amendments, meaning they did not require a voter majority to pass and could be more easily overturned.
Although our study provides new insights into relationship stability, it has a few shortcomings. The SIPP data collection provides some assurances about the accurate reporting of gender because interviews were conducted in-person with a series of interviewer validation checks. INED; Homogamy among dating, cohabiting, and married couples.
American Sociological Review. Prior research on the stability of same-sex couple relationships rests largely on work in Europe, with only a handful of recent U. New Jersey Assembly bill No. Nullified as ultra vires same-sex marriage licenses that had been issued in Multnomah County. That section reads "Only marriage between a man and a woman shall be valid or recognized in Nebraska.