This is when two individuals are in a relationship without a title by choice. Both people are clearly together but there is no official status. Couple must have been "together
" seriously for over six months to be considered. This situation may be caused because one is afraid to admit their feelings, or one does not truely want to be in the relationship, or they just don't worry about the status. Regardless of how they perceive it, the world sees them as a couple, or common law dating
Ben: That's not Collin's girlfriend ya know.
Ty: What? They have been "together" forever!
Ben: Oh I know, but one of them, I wont name names, doesn't want to be "dating"
Ty: But.. They are only seeing each other?
Ben: Yes, so they are in a common law relationship.