Unlimited Partnership

Why are more and more couples risking romance to launch a business together? How do the successful ones make it work? Five couples - and one ex-couple - share their stories and strategies.

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Could you be an entrepreneurial couple?
Our experts and entrepreneurial couples weighed in on the necessary ingredients for living and working together harmoniously. How do you and your partner stack up? Take our quiz and find out.

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Last updated January 10 2008: 10:16 AM ET

Divide and conquer

No shop talk at dinner

Spend time apart

Get professional help

The trust factor

After the breakup

Quiz
After selling a successful online startup, a San Francisco couple create a haven for children. (more)
A Florida couple mill beautiful lumber out of logs they salvage from the South's river bottoms. (more)
An animal-loving husband and wife team watch as online sales grow. (more)
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