Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog will focus on 8 tips for surving cohabitation. These tips for surviving cohabitation are from an article on Yahoo entitled “Going Cohab? 8 survival tips for staying together.” These tips will be discussed in subsequent blog posts to follow. To cohabitate or to marry? That is the question. If the answer is to cohabitate, maybe these tips will help you survive.
According to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of couples getting married plunged to an all-time low in 2009. Last year, married couples accounted for only 52 percent of the adult population, with more couples cohabitating instead of tying the knot. According to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the number of opposite-sex couples living together increased by 13 percent. Last year also saw an increase in prenuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements. With this new trend toward cohabitation, how are couples making their relationships last for the long term?