Living Together

7 Things Couples Should Consider Before Moving In Together

Collette Gee | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada Living
Collette Gee

Moving in together is a big step in a relationship. On the other hand moving in does have it's perks. It's a good way to save on rent and expenses. Your sexual activities may increase, and you can take your relationship to the next level. Cohabitation can be construed as a sign of commitment and joy.

Why Men Get Laid, But Women Get Screwed

Debra Macleod | Posted 12.23.2014 | Canada Living
Debra Macleod

Women often enter into casual sex and cohabitation assuming these things are their only options. Yet these practices have only become the default dating norms over the past few decades. And guess what? They're a failed social experiment.

What Living With A Partner Does To Your Style

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Style

When you live alone, a lot of your fashion rules go out the window thanks to the fact that there's no one there to judge the fact that you basically l...

Cohabiting Before Marriage Shouldn't Be About Sex or a Ring | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Living

I'm not personally a proponent of cohabitation before marriage. If you asked for my advice, I'd tell you not to. There's plenty of empirical research out there to suggest that it might not be the greatest idea. But you don't need to reduce men to sex-starved lunatics (or women to desperate shells who will whither and die if they don't get a ring) to get your point across.

Don't Live With Your Boyfriend if You Want to Get Married

Debra Macleod | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada Living
Debra Macleod

Over the past decade or so, I've found there are a few common pitfalls that women who want to get married inadvertently fall into, and which decrease their chances of getting married while they're still young enough to walk down the aisle without stopping for breath. One of these pitfalls is living together before marriage.

7 Realities Of Shacking Up | Kathryn Jezer-Morton | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada Living

Moving in with your girlfriend is a huge deal. In life-change terms, it's a bigger transition than getting married. Though you don't get the recog...

We're Not Married -- Do We Need a Cohabitation Agreement?

Brahm D. Siegel | Posted 01.28.2012 | Canada Living
Brahm D. Siegel

A cohabitation agreement deals with a couple's rights and obligations in the event of a breakdown of the relationship. Cohabitation agreements are a terrific way of avoiding expensive and nasty disputes after a relationship fails since all of the parties' rights are spelled out in a contract.