“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.