9 Things That Happens in a Live-In Relationship

Live in relationships have been there for many years, only the focus has shifted to them recently.

Live in relationships are more common than you might think. With the urban India becoming more open minded and the obvious western influence and this generation moving out of their homes at early age, live in relationships have become even more prevalent.

Marriage is one of the oldest institutions in society. It concerns human relationships at every level and has survived all odds since time immemorial. Marriage is considered a cultural universal. However Live in relationships are still being preferred by the modern youth. So what is it that makes live in relationships desirable?
This is the main benefit of live in relationships over marriage. Couples don’t have to give up any rights nor accept any duties or responsibilities. Live in relationships offer personal

freedom to both partners compared to marriage. Couples might be hesitant about taking responsibilities but if both of them are in a loving and understanding relationship then both of them can decide to take and share responsibilities equally. Live in relationships are more suited to today’s fast paced life.

2.More Time:

more timeLive in couples also enjoy spending more time with each other which might not be possible in a marriage because of time constraints. Live in couples are also with each other almost every single day. In a live in relationship, however, a Partner is always there to provide moral and emotional support when you might be thousands of miles away from your family. Live in couples can also live independent lives so that each partner gets to fulfill his own ambitions, dreams and desires.


respectIn a live-in relationship, the couples respect each other as they might have some insecurity or concern in the back of their head that they may lose the partner if they don’t behave right. Married couples often take each other for granted whilst a live in couple deeply in love might not do the same as they might be afraid of breaking up with each other. Live in couples also cherish and respect each other a lot more than married couples, many of whom lose their spark after a few years or even months.

4.Compatibility:compatibiltyLive in relationships are perfect for testing your partner’s compatibility. You can get a sneak peek into what your wedded life might be like. You can also know about your partner’s views on religion, sex, money and politics. Many live in couples also come to know about each other’s interest and common views. Many married couples see a different side to their spouses every day and then wonder how did I not notice that before? Live in relationships on the other hand allow the partners to know each other every well. 

5.No Divorce:

no divorceThis is quite possibly the biggest advantage of a live in relationship over marriage. Marriages have lost their appeal to the younger generation because it means commitment and not many people can handle that. The biggest advantage of a live in relationship is that it can be brought to an abrupt end. Many people are scared to enter into a new relationship after a troubled or abusive marriage.

6.Break ups are easier:easy break upsThis is an Advantage and considered to be a disadvantage also. A marriage requires a lot of time and effort to dissolve because it a strict and unassailable arrangement, it is easy to break up with each other in a live in relationship. Live-in relationships expose the level of love and intimacy as they stand between couples. If these impediments persist they can choose to breakup mutually without any irrational fights or arguments.
7.Women suffer most:

women sufferingBiologically, socially and emotionally women are at the worst receiving end if a live-in relationship fails to work out. In our society, women are the ones who bear the worst burns of stepping out of conventions. It becomes difficult for them to find a good and understanding spouse after being in a live-in relationship with someone else. 

8. Effect on children:

children with no parentsThe children who are born in a live-in relationship are considerably affected by it. First of all, they may develop a lack of respect for rules and norms. And they also harbour an edge of mistrust in their hearts, especially if their parents separate. Secondly, after separation the father of the child holds no explicit legal ground to claim any custodial rights. Since their parent’s relationship is void of all legal bindings, it also means that they have no legal grounds to claim inheritance.

9. Test for marriage: 

test for marriageA live-in relationship helps you to assess your partner more accurately and honestly. A person can pretend to be something that they are not when they meet you occasionally, but no one can pretend or hide their true personality 24X7. It’s an advantage to know each other a lot better and also develop instincts which will be a big advantage.

Live In Relationships have the best if you go on for a long relationship with a right person and it’ll be the best part if it leads to a marriage. But, there’re also some disadvantages which makes you to head down in this society.

Think – Think Again – Select your Soul Partner.!


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