Marriage moving from dating to marriage
Most of our relationship took place over the phone and email.Then, just like that, we were married—and not only seeing each other every day but also sharing a bed (and everything else).
Only a certain number of states recognize common law marriage.
Hannah Seligson, author of "A Little Bit Married" (Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2010), offers advice on how to know when it's time to discuss walking down the aisle or just calling it quits.
Seligson is a journalist who splits her time between New York City and Washington.
Is he wiling to put in the sweat equity to make the relationship work? I'd also get clear about why it is that he pulled away -- that will give you the best sense of your prognosis. C.: I'm 25, employed, but still don't know what I want to do professionally for the rest of my life.
I've been in a relationship for seven months with a girl who is dependable, grounded, and trustworthy, but there isn't a huge spark in me for her.