A Little Bit Married: How to Know When it's Time to Walk Down the Aisle or Out the Door

Quiz: Are You A Little Bit Married? Weve been dating for more than a year. I talk on the phone with his parents. We go on vacations with each others families. Were planning to live together (or already do). I often wonder, Where is this going? Do I just wait around? How can I be sure this person is really The One? If this sounds familiar, you are not alone. Its the dawning of an age when were not in any hurry to reach the milestones-house, spouse, and kids-that once marked adulthood, although wed like to get there ...soon. In this practical, no-holds-barred guide, Hannah Seligson delivers an eye-opening look at why serial long-term relationships have become the new romantic rite of passage. From making life-changing sacrifices for your partner to dealing with doubts, Seligson explains how to make the most of this ambiguous state, including: * What are the signs s/hes ready for long-term commitment? * How do you make decisions about careers, cohabitation, and religion when there isnt a ring? * Whats the best way to mention the M word to a commitment-phobe? * How long should you stay A Little Bit Married before tying the knot ...or moving on? Combining expert advice with compelling anecdotes, A Little Bit Married will provide you with the roadmap you need to survive the life stage post-Lets Do It! and pre-I Do.