It's the age-old question that consistently plagues couples: when is the right time to move-in together? A lot of unknowns come into play here, which makes the decision so much more difficult. Is it too soon? Will it save me money? Will it cost me money? Will it hurt our relationship?
Living Together, Marriage, and Divorce: a Complex relationship | Time
How long do couples date before finally getting a place together? And how long do people wait to get married after getting engaged? A new survey is shedding light on relationships milestones and how modern couples view marriage. Wedding planning app Bridebook. The survey was focused on opposite-sex couples. As for how long it takes couples to reach certain relationship milestones, Bridebook.
How Shacking Up Before Marriage Affects a Relationship's Success
So you think it's time to shack up with your S. Many couples see moving in together as a "test drive" in order to avoid divorce down the road. But research on whether that works is mixed: One study found that divorce risk declines after cohabiting; a review determined that couples who lived together before marriage had a lower divorce rate in their first year as newlyweds but we're more likely to call it quits after five years.