Courthouse Marriage before Wedding Ceremony?

My Fiancé and I have been talking about moving in together a lot lately. The problem is that my parents are religious and would not approve whatsoever of us doing this. Also, I kind of agree that we shouldn’t live together before we are married. Anyway, we thought about having a courthouse wedding and moving in,... show more My Fiancé and I have been talking about moving in together a lot lately. The problem is that my parents are religious and would not approve whatsoever of us doing this. Also, I kind of agree that we shouldn’t live together before we are married. Anyway, we thought about having a courthouse wedding and moving in, and then have the actual ceremony a few months later, but my parents, who are paying for most of it, would not give us a real ceremony because they don’t see a pint in one when we are married and see it as weird.

Our thoughts were that we just do it anyway, and not tell anyone that we are having the courthouse wedding. This would definitely leave my parents thinking we were living together notnarried, but we could always tell them after right? We just aren’t sure what to do at this point and need suggestions. Please no insults against my family, we do love them. Thank you
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