When you test drive a car you don’t pack your personal luggage in the trunk or when you try on a pair of new shoes you don’t want everyone else’s foot odor and fungus already in them.
You can throw away shoes without hurting anyone, but you can’t throw away a for partners to move in together.
It’s cheaper for two to live together and contribute right?
However, economical advantages shouldn’t solely determine whether something is morally right or wrong.
This also brings in the moral question: is it wrong to have sex outside of marriage?
See my post “Why Sex Outside Marriage is Wrong” for more.
This type of cohabiting relationship is , it is said, for economic reasons.
The intent is to split expenses 50/50 (just like roommates).
Most of the time, one or both of the partners end up getting either financially or emotionally ruined and in the long run, it would have been better for them if they would have chosen something else besides moving in together.
Roland Johnson, a university sociologist, describes four categories of Cohabiters.
The large majority of cohabitating relationships he finds are among college age individuals.
Life’s feast is available only to those who are willing and able to engage life on a deeply personal level, giving all, holding back nothing.” So what is cohabiting?
Cohabiting is simply defined as two people of the opposite sex living together in the same home/apartment with long-term or permanent intentions.