Living Apart Together
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One of the current living/ accommodation options for a couple who are committed to each other is , abbreviated to LAT. An increasing number of couples are choosing this option. Some couples in a LAT situation are legally married and some are not. Often the LAT lifestyle is a choice the couple have made but sometimes it is due to circumstances not of their choosing.
Some may argue partners in a LAT arrangement do not have the commitment to their relationship of a couple who live together. Others would disagree, saying a couple living together may be in a really 'bad' relationship but stay together simply because it is 'too hard' to split up and move to separate accommodation.
Reasons why some are
Reasons for deciding to Live Alone Together include -
Couples have given various advantages to a LAT situation including -
Depending on circumstances, a LAT relationship may not be all 'beer and skittles'. Disadvantages may include -
In this day and age there is greater choice around living arrangements. Each person needs to find what works for him or her and hope they can find someone who feels the same way.
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