Essay On Living Together Before Marriage

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One night, my family gathered around the T.V., like we usually do before we all go to bed. My sister turned the channel to watch Friends and it was the episode where Chandler and Monica decide to move in together. I jokingly asked my mom how she would feel if I moved in with my boyfriend before we got married. She started ranting about how if I moved in with a boy, it would be like we’re married and that I can’t depend on my parents anymore once I’m married. Society has changed since my parents were my age and relationships have become a lot different than the way they were decades ago. Living together has become more common in today’s society than it has been in the past. Cohabitation has increased by 900% in the past 50 years, shown in research by Arielle Kuperberg, Ph.D., an assistant professor of Sociology at The University of North Carolina Greensboro. My parents are used to tradition, but I don’t see what the big deal is if a couple lives together before marriage. I think it would be a great idea to move in with a partner in a serious relationship to see if they’re marriage material. I mean how else are going to know if they’re the one for you in the long run? Many couples have made the decision to move in together before marriage. Recently, moving in with a partner has…show more content…
On the other hand, couples that get married at an early age experience these issues in their marriage. Moving in together allows the couple to get past the honeymoon phase to see how the actual marriage will be like. Aside from that, couples that are meant for each other and love their partner would never get bored or feel unsatisfied in their relationship. A couple that is actually in love would do all that they could to try and fix the problems in their relationship, not to try and get a

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