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6 Questions to Ask Before Moving In With Your Partner

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

When it comes to moving in together, you both have to make a conscious choice to make it work. Be sure that you both think things through and openly discuss anyissues.

Is Cohabitation The Same As Marriage?

Vicki Larson | Posted 05.05.2015 | Weddings
Vicki Larson

Whichever way you choose to be partnered, married or not, there is a strong case to be made for individualizing your partnership, either in a marital plan or a cohabiting plan.

How To Decide Whether To Remarry Or Live Together

Ken Solin | Posted 05.16.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

I urge boomers to ignore any pressure to marry again quickly, whether from a partner, friends, or relatives. This is your life and it's entirely your decision. Neither my partner nor I choose to marry, but we both feel living together is a viable option.

Laundry Basket Phobia And 7 Other Things I Wish I Knew Before Moving In Together

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Rosario Kelly | Posted 02.13.2015 | HuffPost Home

Congratulations! You've said yes to the big question -- moving in with your partner. Dreams of replacing his bachelor-pad sofa or getting her to pare ...

Don't Call My Stepkids 'Baggage!' Your Trash Just So Happens to Be My Treasure

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 03.23.2015 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Do I mind that my stepkids are referred to as leftover "baggage?" You bet, I do.

10 Ways to Show Your Ex is Living With Someone

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 01.11.2015 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

For someone trying to demonstrate that a former spouse is living with someone else in an effort to have an alimony obligation reduced or terminated, the job of collecting evidence is much easier today.

Renee Jacques

8 Ways To Make Living Together A Breeze | Renee Jacques | Posted 03.09.2015 | HuffPost Home

It IS possible to live in harmony with your significant other.

Is Coffee-Shop Divorce Coaching an Alternative to Couch Therapy?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 01.05.2015 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Would the comfy lounge chairs and soothing smell of lattes create the kind of inviting atmosphere, where people going through the most challenges conflicts of their lives, could open up and discuss their divorce?

What Do Marathons and Divorce Have in Common?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 01.03.2015 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Most who have been through a divorce will tell you that it is a marathon, not a sprint. In order to get to the finish line without collapsing, it is helpful to have a coach guide you from beginning to end.

5 Reasons Why Alimony Should Be Reduced or Terminated if You're Living With Someone

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 12.27.2014 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

Alimony reform is on the rise, and there's simply no avoiding it. Nor should there be. One ripe area for change is the circumstance of cohabitation, its effect on spousal support, and the challenges surrounding the ability to prove it.

7 Things That Make A House A Home (That Can't Necessarily Be Bought)

Brie Dyas | Posted 10.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Brie Dyas

After the WWE action figure plummeted from the kitchen cabinet to the top of my head, I had a clear vision: There is no "taste police." No one, but you, really cares what your home looks like. And that's OK.

5 Things to Think About Before You Move in With Your Boyfriend

Katie DiBenedetto | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Katie DiBenedetto

Am I moving too fast? Sending the wrong signals? Missing out on the joys of being single and independent? Am I going to hate him, or worse, will he hate me?

What Is Love? An Ode to My Heart, My 'Whillip'

Lisa Cleary | Posted 07.20.2014 | Women
Lisa Cleary

Since I sometimes resort back to wondering, exactly what is love?, I thought I'd share what I've learned so far, and why "Whillip" has proved to be my steadfast teacher.

Living Together: Good For Some, Not So Much For Others

Laura Stepp | Posted 07.16.2014 | Style
Laura Stepp

How will partners share their paychecks? Divide household chores? Do they want children? If they do, when should they have kids and who will take care of them? How will they keep their independence as individuals?

10 Little Tricks That Will Keep You Happily Married

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weddings
Sherri Kuhn

Take a look at your honey and pretend like it's the first time you've ever seen him. Or that it's the last time you will ever see him.

Moving in Together: How to Combine Design Styles

Alessandra Wood | Posted 04.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

Before you can even think about combining design styles, you've got to first combine the things you own. Whether you are getting a new place or one of you is moving into the other's place, these tips can help.

The 10 Most Annoying Things About Living With a Guy

Samantha Matt | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Samantha Matt

I've been living with my boyfriend for a little over a year now, and although I love the fact that he gets me bottles of water from the fridge when I'm glued to the couch and plugs in my phone every night before bed (he's whipped -- it's fine), there are a couple things that make me miss living with girl friends.

Pros And Cons Of The Nearly-Wed Trend, From Dr. Gail Saltz (VIDEO)

Posted 11.08.2013 | MarloThomas

According to psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz when couples decide to live together before getting married, there are a few important questions which should...

How Divorcés Really Feel About Remarriage

Posted 09.17.2013 | Divorce

Marriage isn't for everyone, and apparently, that's especially true for people who've already walked down the aisle once before. Late last week, U...

5 Quick Tips for Getting Along With Roommates

Erin Havel | Posted 11.17.2013 | College
Erin Havel

With college resuming I figured now was a good time to offer some suggestions on how to get along with roommates. Sometimes it starts out great and then deteriorates. Sharing space with others is not easy, but here are some tips to help in the transition.

Why More And More Americans Are Saying 'I Don't' To Remarriage

Posted 09.13.2013 | Divorce

Have apprehensions about marrying again? You're not alone. The remarriage rate in the US has dropped 40 percent over the past 20 years, according ...

The Truth About Cohabitation

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 08.31.2013 | Women
Tamara Shayne Kagel

Being an unmarried couple living together apparently gives everyone you come across carte blanche to inquire as to your status as a couple. Our lives seem very happy but our status seemed to agitate more than a few people.

WATCH: Living Together Before Marriage 'An Absolute Nightmare'

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.23.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Increasingly, couples are now living together before marriage. For many, it's a great way to work out kinks before tying the knot. But for Helena Andr...

The Truth About Cohabiting Couples

Posted 07.10.2013 | Women

According to conventional wisdom, moving in with a romantic partner is a big step forward in a relationship -- and an affirmation of serious, potentia...

Is Anyone Ever Truly 'Ready' for Cohabitation?

HowAboutWe | Posted 07.14.2013 | Women

It's always a gamble, because you simply can't predict what it'll be like to merge your life, down to the smallest quirks and habits, with another person's.