27 Percent of Cohabiting Couples Break Up Within 3 Years

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Within a year of moving in together, about 14 percent of couples break up. By the three-year mark, nearly a third have broken up. Slightly more couples get married within a year (19 percent) or three years (40 percent) of moving in; the rest keep the status quo. Basically, no matter what turn your relationship takes after signing a lease together, you’ve got company.