About half of U.S. adults (48%) say couples who live together before marriage have a better chance of having a successful marriage than those who dont live together before marriage; 13% say couples who live together before marriage have a worse chance of having a successful marriage and 38% say it doesnt make much
Why living together before marriage is a good idea?
When a couple has all of these types of intimacy in sync, that is when the relationship is strong. So, living together will help you “test” and see whether or not you can create and sustain these intimacies before you get married. And if so, it will strengthen your bond and make you more confident in getting married.
How long should you live with someone before getting engaged?
According to recent data, most couples date for two or more years before getting engaged, with many dating anywhere from two to five years. Once the question is popped, the average length of engagement is between 12 and 18 months.