Nine Things You Should Figure Out Before Moving in Together | July 25, 2009 - 6:30 pm

So, that’s it. You’ve decided to move in together. You’re excited, in love, and ready to go for it. People are warning you that it’s a big deal, but you are different and so is your relationship. Is it such a big deal, though? Yes. After all, it’s like marriage without the standup mixer and the tax break.The first few months of living together are a pivotal time in every couple’s relationship. All the usual skills required for success—listening, compromising, communicating—become ten times more important. Read more

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