Jeremy: When two people love each other they are called a couple. A couple may be married or they may choose not to be married.
Couples that are not married are called common-law couples.
When a couple that is not married decides not to live together anymore, they separateWhen two people stop living together, and that ends the relationship.
When a couple that is married decides not to live together anymore, they separateWhen two people stop living together. If they want to end their marriageA legal agreement that allows two people to live together in a legal union, they need to go to court to get a divorce.
Parents have legal responsibilities even when they separate. They need to decide what will happen to their kids and how they will divide the things they own.