About Parental Relationships from the Texas PES Study

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Relationship Duration of Unmarried Parents prior to Pregnancy 

In Texas, almost half of parents giving birth outside of marriage were dating for more than 2 years before the mother became pregnant.


Relationship Status of Unmarried Parents: 3 Months after Birth

In Texas, the vast majority of parents who give birth outside of marriage are dating or living together 3 months after the birth of their child.


Source: CFRP Paternity Establishment Study, April-May 2013. Learn more.