Living Together Before Marriage

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Living together before making our vows would have reassured us about a lifelong commitment. From my own experience, I believe that couples should live together before getting married, so they can start to know each other on a closer, more personal level; moreover, they can start thinking about the compatibility of their future spouse.

Couples start knowing each other on a closer, more personal level when they live together, which prepares them for a married lifestyle. For starters, you learn what your partner likes and dislikes, although this isn't always easy. There is a lot to discover about your partner and from your partner; the only way to do this successfully is to move in together. For example, does he like broccoli,
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Marriage is a serious endeavor, and the more knowledge one has regarding his/her partner is an important aspect. Living together will naturally increase the time together, which leads to the knowledge needed to know if you have chosen the correct mate. Living together in my opinion will expose the true person. I respect their opinions, but on the other hand I don"tmt preach to others how to live their lives and expect the same in return. Living together before marriage has financial benefits to the couple. Myself, and most guys I know are (were) "extra nice"� in the beginning of the relationship. Although it may be the lesser of two evils, I feel it is far better to call off a marriage opposed to a divorce that could have potentially been avoided if the marriage never took place. Regardless of what some "experts"� or religions may preach, sex is an important part of the bond between couples. Having knowledge about any endeavor is the key to it being successful. Again, I state it is better to know as much as possible about your partner before actually going through with a marriage. It is a serious commitment and should not be entered into with the thought that "if things don"tmt work out I can always divorce and get out of
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