Cohabitation Mediation - What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving in Together

By Robin Masson on Jun 09, 2017 in Cohabitation Mediation

Much less planning goes into cohabitation than into a wedding...

Cohabitation Mediation - What I Wish I'd Known Before Moving in Together
Mike DiPasquale and Anna Goldfarb in their Philadelphia apartment. Credit Maria Spann for The New York Times

...but it is, in many ways, a bigger legal, financial and emotional step.

"According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more Americans than ever are choosing to live together before marriage. And the Pew Research Center says more than half of all women aged 19 to 44 who marry for the first time have lived with their husbands before walking down the aisle. Unmarried millennials are more likely to live with their partners than any previous generation at this stage in their lives.... Most couples don’t take the time to walk through the financial and legal implications of cohabitation beforehand. According to leading legal and financial experts, that’s a major mistake and a missed opportunity."

-- from Anna Goldfarb's article in The New York Times, April 28, 2017

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