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

Katie DiBenedetto | Posted 06.19.2014 | 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
HowAboutWe

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.

LOOK: This Is What 'Sharing' Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.19.2013 | Women

Sharing your living space with another human can require some compromises. We love this image, posted by Redditor jackpot, showing how he and his ...

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Saying 'I Do'

Samantha Daniels | Posted 05.18.2013 | Weddings
Samantha Daniels

What many couples worry about when it comes to their post-honeymoon sex lives.

10 Types Of Men Who (Fortunately) Won't Marry You

Samantha Daniels | Posted 05.18.2013 | Women
Samantha Daniels

Have you ever wondered if there are guys out there that simply will not marry you? Are there certain men from whom you should just stay away because chances are, the relationship is going to be an exercise in frustration for you?

The Best Decision I Made Post-Split

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 05.13.2013 | Divorce
Robin Amos Kahn

It's a paradox that sometimes the worst times in our lives are also the most life affirming. It pares away what isn't that important and focuses you on what is. People. Connections. Love. Help.

Tips For Sharing Domestic Chores, From Gloria Steinem (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

How can you convince your male spouse to pitch in and help with household chores? Feminist activist Gloria Steinem weighed in when she visited me on M...

The Best Type Of Relationship To Have Post-Split

Vicki Larson | Posted 03.30.2013 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Our relationship doesn't look like a relationship is "supposed" to look like, and so people feel uncomfortable about it.

Adjusting To Living Together, From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

When you move in with a significant other, you may find yourself annoyed by certain habits that they have. Psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz advised address...

Dealing With A Mismatched Sex Drive, From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

A mismatch of sexual drives is one of the most common issues couples have. When psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz joined me on Mondays With Marlo, she advis...

The Most Uncomfortable Part Of Being Married

Sandy Malone | Posted 01.07.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Disclosure: This is probably the most tasteless blog I'm ever going to write so if you are grossed out by potty talk, stop here. Consider yourself warned.

We Broke Up But Kept Living Together

XOJane | Posted 10.26.2012 | Women

In June of 2011, Aiden (my then-boyfriend) and I signed our first lease together. “It’s now or never,” we thought, rushing into cohabitation ...

Mistletoe Syndrome and Shacking Up

Amy Laurent | Posted 12.11.2012 | Women
Amy Laurent

Is it just me or does it seem like each year as the holidays approach everyone gets the same bright idea to pack up and move in together?