Once upon a time, moving in with your girlfriend or boyfriend meant dealing with mundane issues such as who washed the dishes last. But in a society where little is permanent, the reality of moving in with your loved one, like many other things, means you need to read the fine print first.

According to Charlene May of the Legal Resources Centre, about 3.5-million South Africans are cohabiting in domestic partnerships. ..

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