Living Together Before Marriage

Philippines
February 23, 2007 9:34pm CST
Based on popular belief, living together before marriage will help the couple know more about each other and how compatible they are. As the saying goes, you'll never really know the person until you live with them. I also read something that contracdicts this. It says something like dont live together before marriage cause 80% end up getting divorce when they get married. Kinda scary cause I live with him.
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6 responses
@akinad (449)
• Philippines
24 Mar 07
yeah you're right..it's kinda scary..but what the heck!if u really love him and decided to be with him with or without marriage then it's really up to you how the relationship would work..It's the commitment between the partners that is more important rather than the status of the relationship u are in..
• Philippines
5 Apr 07
last line says it all. amen! ^_^
• Philippines
24 Feb 07
Uhmmm..I think it's ok to live together before marriage..living together before marriage makes you see what he really is like...At the same time, your boyfriend will get to know the real you...This will help you realize whether you can live with him for the rest of your life or live without him... = )
• Philippines
25 Feb 07
You're right. I am now seeing the real him not that we live together. I found out that he's such a mess with things in the house, he likes his computer soooo much and a whole lot of weird stuff hehe.
• Philippines
29 Mar 07
I bet your partner is having the time of his life with living with a bomb of a woman like yourself. Anyhow, a live-in setup isn't a baddie. Like what I mentioned in a similar post, love came before any church or temple, it came before any norm or convention. Loving is a continuous process of deepen your mutual understanding of who you are spending your life with. PS I've sent a friend request. ^_^
@stacyv81 (5906)
• United States
25 Feb 07
I have lived with my guy for almost 6 years, and we have two kids, You learn new things about that person everyday. But I think that you should live together first. What if you get married and then realize you cant live with that person,that would be bad, Dont worry, do what feels right in your heart and it'll all work out.
@Myrrdin (3601)
• Canada
25 Feb 07
I think anyone who marries someone they have never lived with has to be insane. I mean how someone acts 90% of the time is one thing, but its that other 10% of the time you don't know about that could cause serious issues. I mean even if you sleep over once and a while its still not the same. I think everyone should be required to live together for at least a year before they get married.
• Philippines
24 Feb 07
Well taht depends living together it still is based upodn you to if you could live together. Now how would i know im still 20.