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Survey: Americans Growing More Comfortable With Same-Sex Couples, Less Accepting Of Divorce

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) --  Americans are more accepting of gay relationships and couples living together before marriage, but they've grown less comfortable with divorce, according to a new survey.

The government periodically asks teens and younger adults what they think about changes in U.S. family relationships.

In the latest survey, fewer men and women than a decade ago said divorce is the best solution when a marriage is on the rocks.

Sixty percent of women and 49 percent of men said same-sex relationships are fine.

And 78 percent of women approve of single women having and raising a baby; 69 percent of men approve.

Also, more of those surveyed think it's fine to live together before marriage.

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