cohabitation cohabitation  /koʊ ˌhæ bə ˈteɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of living together and having a sexual relationship (especially without being married)

News

  1. Raleigh divorce attorney, S. Nicole Taylor, on the Effect of Cohabitation on Alimony in North Carolina

    RALEIGH, N.C., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Under North Carolina law, an obligation to pay alimony under a court order terminates if the party receiving support engages in cohabitation.    "Cohabitation" ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Jersey radio host's new show is a hit

    Last Thursday night, Mary Walter discussed cohabitation on her radio talk show, 'Life! With Mary Walter.'
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Courier-Post

  3. Myths and realities of cohabitation

    Janice Crouse, Ph.D recently wrote online concerning myths and reality in regard to cohabitation. She reports that half our young adults, between 20 and 40, are opting for cohabitation instead of getting married. With the result that the marriage rate has dropped 40% since 1960.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Russellville Courier

Quotes

  1. "We must help our Muslim friends rediscover the roots of their religion and therefore favor these moderate Muslims achieve a dialogue that will bring a civil and harmonious cohabitation," Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran said.
    on Jun 27, 2007 By: Jean-Louis Tauran Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The concept of cohabitation is an utterly vague one that covers a huge variety of arrangements," Dr Williams said. "As soon as you define anything, you create a kind of status that is potentially a competition with marriage or a reinvention...
    on Jun 16, 2006 By: Rowan Williams Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "We often think of cohabitation as a phenomenon of young adulthood before people start having kids, but : as marriage is being delayed to later and later ages, more children are born before marriage, and many of the couples are cohabiting before the...
    on Jun 8, 2008 By: R Kelly Source: USA Today

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