Should I continue to make payments on my house even though we’re about to sell it through a short sale?

Our realtor is surprised that we have continued to make payments on our house thru the drawn out short sale process. I know that most people who choose a short sale have already defaulted on their loan, however, we have not. We’ve never paid late. We’re very dedicated to having a clean credit report. (We unfortunately had no choice but to try to do a short sale because of some other circumstances). SO, I just want to know if it even matters (now that we’re doing this short sale) if I make our house payments! My reasoning has been that I didn’t want dings on our credit for being 30 days late…but maybe I’m all wrong…??? Thanks for any input!

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