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More older couples in US are 'shacking up'

Ms Kanter and Mr Tobin, who have cohabited since 2004 without getting married, at their home in Philadelphia. According to a Pew Research Center report, the number of people over 50 who cohabit with an unmarried partner jumped 75 per cent from 2007 to 2016.

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IN MANY ways, the life that Karen Kanter and Stan Tobin share in Philadelphia sounds entirely typical. Both 75, they happily see movies and plays together, visit children and grandchildren, try new restaurants.

Mr Tobin, an accountant who maintains a small tax practice,...

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