Do You Have a Roomie Who Isn’t Your Spouse?

“For many Americans, cohabitating is a necessity, not just a preference. In decades past, many 20- and 30-somethings shared a household with their spouse—nearly half of the adult population lived with a spouse as recently as 2007—but lately, delayed marriage rates, climbing student-loan debt, and rising housing costs have led to increased numbers of doubled-up households, a term used by demographers to describe homes that include additional adults other than the householder or their partner.” 

I live with my girlfriend and love it, but I vividly remember a former employer in Chicago asking me if I wanted to have roommates until I was 30 in regards to my career choices.

Seems like there isn’t much of a choice for most of us.

Read more from The Atlantic right here.

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