When you move in with your boyfriend/girlfriend you might do it for all the wrong reasons. It needs to be clear about the intentions and expectations you may have for one another. I’ve read that for women there was 60 percent likelihood a marriage would survive 15 years if the couple either hadn’t of lived together before the wedding or cohabitated while engaged. When you think about the numbers it’s a plus for the couples. Also the upside to cohabitating is learning rather or not you can live together before getting married so that both couples can avoid making a mistake.
While everything may seem great when cohabitating there was a study done and most couples said that their standards were much lower for a live in partner vs. a spouse, when you think about that in terms of the rate increase on cohabitating. It seems as though some people are cohabitating strictly