Divide and Conquer by Kate Bolick

Can you love him - even marry him - and still have a place of your own? Kate Bolick investigates a new kind of monogamy and finds that the secret to staying together may be living apart

BY Kate Bolick March 5, 2012

"In addition to paying the bills, doing the laundry and the dishes, and dealing with problems of in-laws," she writes, "couples are supposed to be enticing sexual partners as well as the best of friends. All of this seems like a lot to ask from any one relationship, and divorce rates indicate how difficult a task this really is."