"What leads to divorce is when people move in with someone – with or without a marriage license – before they have the maturity and experience to choose compatible partners and to conduct themselves in ways that can sustain a long-term relationship."So what's the magic age?
Kuperberg says it's unwise to either move in or get married before the age of 23.
Start with these strategies: Assess the level of toxicity in the relationship.
But other family experts say that's lowballing it.
Economist Evelyn Lehrer (University of Illinois-Chicago) says the longer people wait past 23, the more likely a marriage is to stick.
While some try to keep the arrangement under wraps, plenty of others are straightforward about it.
At work, the gym and the country club, men and women are spilling the news that although emotionally they’re residing in Splitsville, physically they’re still living under the same roof.