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D., author of Happy Together: Creating a Lifetime of Connection, Commitment, and Intimacy.

According to the most recent findings from the National Center for Health Statistics, a cohabiting couple has the same chances at a happy marriage as a pair who don't share an address before tying the knot.

"Couples just need to be honest about why they're deciding to move in together," says Bill Cloke, Ph.

"More women in this generation have worked and lived independently, so they're able to say to their partners, 'let's just live together and be financially separate.'" she says.