It is a time for deeper discussion and more thorough reflection, which are best carried out in a detached way.
We pray that as you seek God and his way more deeply, you will be rewarded with an abundance of his grace. As you work with your priest during this time of preparation for marriage, you will speak with him about many issues.
Reason 4: "We need to get to know one another first.
Later we'll start having kids."Cohabitation is actually the worst way to get to know another person, because it shortcuts the true development of lasting friendship.
All Catholics should seek to be reconciled with God and the Church by going to confession and by going to Mass and Holy Communion regularly.
Living chastely during your remaining months of engagement will teach you many things about one another.
While many in our society may see no problem with this arrangement, living together and having sexual relations before marriage can never be reconciled with what God expects of us.