The Two-Parent Advantage

Children who are born to parents who are married are more likely to experience family stability than children born out-of-wedlock, according to a recently published report.

Researchers W. Bradford Wilcox and Laurie DeRose note in an essay, published Monday by the left-leaning Brookings Institution, that the data shows that in the United States "children born to cohabiting parents are twice as likely to see their parents' relationship end compared to children born to married parents."