Married couple lives in divided apartment

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Married couple lives in divided apartment

By SELIM ALGAR

Last Updated: 7:08 AM, July 9, 2011

Posted: 2:25 AM, July 9, 2011

This quirky couple has a secret to a happy marriage — try not to live together!

Allen Sheinman, 58, says he and his wife, Collette Stallone, 56, kept separate homes for the first four years of their marriage, but when hard times hit in 2009 they did the unthinkable and moved into the same apartment.

Battle lines were drawn and plastic walls went up, as the kooky pair divvied up her tiny, 576-square-foot West Village apartment as though it were postwar Berlin.

“I told her I could handle getting married and living together, just not both,” Sheinman old The Post.

There was no crossing into each other’s domain without permission: She took the bedroom, he walled off the sofa-bed in the living room. The kitchen and bathroom were kind of a demilitarized zone.

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