According to a study published in the journal Obesity, women who lived with a partner for at least a year increased the likelihood of being obese. For men, the odds of being obese doubled after 1 year of cohabitation. The study also found that couples who lived together for two or more years were significantly more likely to have at least one partner be obese.

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Florida JUST made it legal, but there are two states still holding out.

Lauren Porter
Apr, 08, 2016

If you live in Michigan or Mississipi, you're commiting an actual crime if you and a significant other are living together and not married. Yes, seriously. 

But if you're looking to relocate, you're in luck. Florida just joined the other 47 states who've made it legal to cohabitate in a committed relationship. 

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On Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a repeal bill of the 1868 law which legalized the second-degree misdemeanor for a man and woman to "lewdly and lasciviously associate and cohabit together," according to The Huffington Post.

Before the legalization of a common and completely normal practice, those found guilty of living together could face a punishment of either a $500 fine or 60 days in jail. 

While the law wasn't particularly enforced, the thought that in 2016 laws like this one still exist is unfathomable. 

Michigan and Mississippi, it's your move.