Lesson 10: Living together

In this lesson we will:

  • Discuss different ways of living together in a couple in Sweden
  • Developing knowledge of the laws that regulate couple relationships in Sweden
  • Developing knowledge of the rules governing divorce and child custody



Reading/ viewing/ listening

There is a general reference here about Family life here, scroll to “Different Ways of Living Together” or follow the link:

Look through the information via the links. Then answer the study questions (use forms or email):

  1. What do people look for in a (couple) relationship?
  2. What are the advantages/disadvantages of: marriage // cohabitation(sambo)?
  3. What are individual Rights and Responsibilities in relationships to themselves and to their children- if their relationship ends?
  4. What advice do you have for couples to stay together?