With a male partner, and two-thirds of new marriages take place between couples who have already lived together for an average of thirty one months (smith). A majority of people who cohabitate are less religious couples.
In the recent years, the tradition of having a relationship couples waiting until marriage to move into a home together has become almost a joke since most do not wait anymore.
There are many advantages and disadvantages in living together before marriage. Today there are many couples living together before marriage. Sometimes these kinds of relationships living together before marriage end up with success and sometimes they are unsuccessful.
Sometimes when these couples live together before marriage, they are violating their religious and family values and in some religions and cultures there are punishments for this act. These issue sometimes causes problems between unmarried couples and their relationships fall apart.
For as many reasons that can given for people not to live together before marriage, the same or more realistic reasons can be given why living together before marriage is a good and sound decision made by both partners. Living together before marriage takes the pressure off couples of what to expect when they say their vows and make tha.
they think that cohabitation may be a test of marriage- basic step to prepare for future life which they can see habits, enthusiastics and characters of their partners or even other people can do, why they can not. In fact, 40 percent of couples who live together will end their relationships before.