soft separation

(名詞/可數或不可數) 軟性分居 - 已婚夫妻不再住在一起但沒有離婚的安排。

引句:
Soft separation involves separating without a divorce, and often remaining conjoined in some way, whether that's keeping the same surname or sharing holidays. Ultimately whether a soft separation works out may be down to whether it's a personal choice or a financial necessity. However, in an increasingly harsh world of relationships it's nice to know that amicable break-ups are still possible.
[mailplus.co.uk, 17 October 2023]

軟性分居指的是沒有離婚的分居,而且往往以某種方式保持連結,可能是保留相同的姓氏或是共享假期。軟性分居最終能否成功,可能取決於個人選擇或是財務需要。然而,在一個日益嚴峻的人際關係世界中,知道和平分手仍是可能的,是一件很棒的事。

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