Living together isn't just about sharing chores and household responsibilities: partners should clearly define their goals and expectations for cohabitation. Does shacking up without marriage papers make life harder, or is it all smooth sailing?
A panel of relationship experts featuring Larry Michel, Jacqueline Williams, Lou Paget and Mary Kay Cocharo sat down with Senior VP of YourTango Experts Melanie Gorman to discuss this important couples issue.
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