While some try to keep the arrangement under wraps, plenty of others are straightforward about it.
At work, the gym and the country club, men and women are spilling the news that although emotionally they’re residing in Splitsville, physically they’re still living under the same roof.
Just remember, it should be based on more than that—if it lasts, you’ll have to tell people about it eventually.You might long for the time when you could lunch alone or with friends once in a while without hurting your partner’s feelings. It would be great to think that if you broke up you and your partner would be able to stay friends, or at the very least, cordial co-workers, but we all know that there is no way to guarantee that.Too much time together could also make the spark begin to fade. Even if you’re both able to remain professional, it might be torture to see each other day in and day out when all you want to do is heal and move on.Tessina, a psychotherapist in Southern California and the author of 13 books on relationships, including Whether couples are staying together because they (consciously or unconsciously) are holding out for a reconciliation or because they feel they can’t afford to maintain their lifestyle on their own, they need to take some a few important things into consideration.In many states, a couple needs to live apart physically for a certain period of time (often a year) before they can begin divorce proceedings.surprised when her best friend’s parents, Marcy and Jim Blume (last names have been changed), announced they were getting divorced.