Premarital sex and cohabitation may have been rare half a century or more ago, but now they are common among all groups.
But cohabitation researchers see the outcomes a little differently.
Citing a potential “cohabitation issue” Fisichella says that he believes the pope will eventually choose to move out.
Had the patron saint of repenting harlots seduced him into some sort of cohabitation?
cohabitation with the Baches proved so agreeable that he wrote Polly Hewson that he was delighted with his little family.
From that day he is regarded as her husband, and cohabitation begins at once.
cohabitation is more or less forced everywhere and always; but nowhere is it so horrible as in a prison.
They know not but their impediments of cohabitation may be removed.
It follows that marriage is an evil, for it is at once the closest form of cohabitation, and the rashest of all promises.
Indignities which render condition and cohabitation intolerable.
mid-15c., "action or state of living together (especially as husband and wife)," from Middle French cohabitation (Old French cohabitacion "cohabitation, sexual intercourse"), from Late Latin cohabitationem (nominative cohabitatio), noun of action from past participle stem of cohabitare "to dwell together," from co- "with, together" (see co-) + habitare "to live, dwell" (see habitat).