7 Reasons Why Living Together before Marriage is a Good Thing ...


Did you ever wonder if and why living together before marriage is a good thing?

Keep on reading.

Many traditional couples like to live separately until they tie the knot, but there is a plethora of advantages of moving in together before the big day.2

What makes it even better is that it could potentially save your relationship in the long term.

In some parts of the world, living together isn’t always accepted, but for this article I look at countries where it’s not as frowned upon.

These are 7 reasons why living together before marriage is a good thing.

1. It’s Cheaper

Why would you have two apartments, while you already spend most of the nights together?

Keeping both places is a huge waste of money, if you only imagine what you could do with the money.

Couples could save up for their wedding, they could spend it on traveling or they could simply pay off their student loans by moving in together.

Living together is much cheaper and I think it’s a valid reason why living together before marriage is a good thing.

Additionally, it gives you the opportunity to sell stuff you don’t need or don’t have room for anymore.

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Neecey Beresford
@chippyblue923, But don't you think you are better off knowing those horrible things about him before you get married? Better t dump a cheater before you marry him, than divorce him after surely?
It's a bad idea. My boyfriend moved in with my grandparents and me and it was horrible. All he wanted was sex and his temper was worse than when we were living separately. he didn't want any responsibilities and walked away from evert hardship. we got engaged a week after we moved in together and for an entire month before our wedding he was flirting with other girls and was cheating on me. I would never recommend living with someone before marriage.
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Monique Harding
Living together may not always work. If you live with someone before you get married, you may delay getting married. Cohabitating, shaking up or the like, may not be good for two ppl. Men have a tendency to get a little too comfortable. If they're getting the milk for free, why do they need to buy the cow?
My boyfriend and I have been talking about marriage and living together after graduating from University and get our careers going, and I think it's a great thing to do. Not only will it save on money, but it will be the very first step to starting our lives together :)
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