Many couples cohabitant with no qualms about religious persecution.
Many couples, young and older live with their significant other without being married or engaged. Couples move in together for financial reasons, companionship or testing the waters before marriage. Many couples want to see if they can tolerate each other before living together, while others commit without the marriage commitment. Many couples have seen divorce, child custody issues and paternity battles. Couples are afraid of divorce and do not want to marry for fear of divorce. In the end, each person has to make their personal decision whether to co-habituate or wait for marriage.