Pros & Cons Of Living Together Before Marriage

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Pros & Cons Of Living Together Before Marriage
Thinking about shacking up with your mate? Moving in together is big decision. Make sure you evaluat

Also, without a conversation, thinking that moving in together will bring you closer to a proposal can cause anxiety and pressure on both sides. Understanding what a true, interdependent relationship (one in which each person has independence but also creates sacred space for the relationship itself) looks like is critical to making cohabitation successful. Most of us didn’t have parents who modeled this modern way of being in relationship. Keep the lines of communication open, have reasonable expectations, and ensure that you take time to revisit how the process is going both during and after the transition. This is critical to keeping the love alive.
There are both pros and cons to living together before marriage, and it will be your responsibility to make an informed decision as to whether or not it is the best choice for you. If it is, happy house-hunting!

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