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Have you ever agreed to be married privately and held yourselves out to others as man and wife?
Do you combine assets and income and file your taxes as married?
Ok, then since you were never legally married and have never considered yourselves to be common law married, you are simply boyfriend and girlfriend and there would not be any marriage to get divorced from.
If you split up, you would just divide up any assets you purchased together and then go your separate ways..
Yes, there is no "time limit" after which a boyfriend and girlfriend as considered to be married so as to require them to divorce. If you had entered into a common law marriage, then that would be different. But you stated that you hadn't ever done so.