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For an unmarried couple in love with each other and hoping to get married, why is it not Christian for them to satisfy their body need?

I am not sure I fully understand your question. True love is not physical attraction and an urge to satisfy bodily needs. This is not love but lust. What is your definition of an unmarried couple? Is it just two that have a crush on each other? If they love each other; what are they waiting for to do the right thing and at least get engaged? How would they love each other if they did not talk to each other?

If you are not ready for marriage, you should not be thinking of having an intimate relationship with someone; because no matter how much you think you can keep this relationship godly and pure; temptations against living and maintaining the life of purity are great.

If two are at the right age and their socio-economical circumstances are adequate for marriage; then there is nothing wrong with starting to talk to each other in order to get to know each other. However, the aim, which is marriage and not just spending time in courtship, should be clear.
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