You can do it and it may work very well in some cases, but generally, it's not advisable. If you are going to do it, make sure you know all the pros and cons of what you are getting into.
This topic has been discussed here a while ago, so if you do a search you will find some of those pros and cons.
No man is free who is not master of himself. --- Epictetus
Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think). --- Guy Lombardo