So you and your man are playing with the idea of taking your relationship to a whole new level by moving in together. It’s quite romantic and you’re understandably all excited, but before you gush about coming home to a good dinner and a sweet beau, you should probably think long and hard before you say yes to such a huge commitment.
Living together is like testing the waters before sealing your bond permanently with rings and contracts. Sharing a house with your man will lead you to find out each other’s weird habits and hidden personalities. These lessons may break a relationship if you aren’t as in love as you thought you were, but they can also deepen intimacy if you manage to accept them.
Yes, it’s a risk. It isn’t marriage, but it’s something close to it. Moving in together is a big step for both of you, so before you even consider leaving your parents’ house or giving up that hard-won flat of yours, here are 10 things you may want to ask yourself just to be sure:
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