Wherever we go these days we hear the concept of live-in relationships, which is basically two people living together before marriage. A live-in relationship is almost like marriage, with a few exceptions. You need not file a divorce in case you decide to go your separate ways, you are not financially dependent on your partner, etc, etc. However, as you start living with each other 24 X 7, slowly and gradually expectations start cropping up.
You start demanding a lot from your partner, just like it happens in
case of a marriage. You want to know where he/she is going, when he/she
will be back home and so on. Most of the people going in for a live-in
relationship are those who are afraid of committing and who don't want
the responsibilities that come along with being committed. They want the
security of a relationship as well as the freedom and independence that
comes with being a bachelor/spinster.
As an answer to the question that "do live-in relationships work",
we can only say that the concept look good for some time. However, after
a certain period you feel the need for security and commitment. Also,
marriage is any day better than a live-in relationship as sooner or
later we all need somebody on whom we can fall back. And the surety that
somebody will always be there for you can come only with commitment and