If two people buy a house together and then split up....?

I am considering purchasing a house with my fiance. My father is still very skeptical and I know will think I am "making too big of a financial commitment" (despite the ring on my finger). Not that we have any intentions of splitting, but so that I can discuss with my father... if we theoretically bought... show more I am considering purchasing a house with my fiance. My father is still very skeptical and I know will think I am "making too big of a financial commitment" (despite the ring on my finger). Not that we have any intentions of splitting, but so that I can discuss with my father... if we theoretically bought a house (together, both names on everything) and then split, what would happen?
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