Saturday, August 9, 2014

Cohabitation Before Marriage...Should You Do It?

I am soo excited to announce that I am officially a married woman!

Marriage is such a beautiful thing, but it is also a thing that a lot of people play with. So many people have their speculations regarding why I got married, or why I didn't broadcast it to the world before my wedding day. The reality of it all is that my husband and I have been knowing each other for 10 years. They have been 10 wonderful years, but it has been 10 we got married on our 10th year anniversary. We've grown so much together throughout the years, and I'm proud to say that I married my best friend.

A lot of people wonder whether or not it is a good idea to cohabitate before marriage. Many people will say that you shouldn't live together before you get married, or you're going to hell....and blah blah know how it goes. I really don't care about what people have to say about my decisions, because at the end of the day, they're MY decisions. My decisions have led me to have certain views on things, and cohabitation is one of them.

The traditional way to do things would be to date, get married, move in together, and start a family. I decided to do things a little differently. My husband and I moved in together, and then got married...and I wouldn't have done a thing differently.

I'm just going to be honest with you, it took a while for me to get used to living with my husband, because I had been stuck in my ways my entire life. But so had he. He always had to have everything nice and organized....and it drove me crazy, lol. Like..just let me live in peace when I want to leave my curling irons in the sink, or leave the house without making my bed. But I can only imagine how he felt. :/

When trying to decide on whether or not you should move in together before marriage, you should make the decision that is best for you.

If we would have waited until marriage to move in together, our current bliss would probably be replaced with arguments. They say that you never really know a person until you live with them...and I have to agree with them. Although we've connected on a deep level over the past 10 years, not enough connecting could prepare me for what it would be like to live with him

Now, living together is like having a slumber party with my best friend...every...single...night.

And I wouldn't change a thing:)

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing. This was so very helpful to me. I wish you all the best!


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