The Churchs teaching on cohabitation is not an “arbitrary” rule. Living together before marriage is a sin because it violates Gods commandments and the law of the Church.
What does the Bible say about living with each other?
Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. “Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.
Is a year too soon to move in together?
So, how do you know when to move in together? Well, a quarter of couples move in together after four months of dating and half after a year, according to a study by Stanford University. By two years, over 70% have moved in.
Is living together a good idea?
Intimacy is a very important thing in any relationship but more especially in marriages. 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.