Nine Things You Should Figure Out Before Moving in Together

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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