Posts tagged "moving in together"

3 Topics To Discuss Before Moving in Together

If you and your significant other finally decided to take that giant leap of financial and emotional faith and move in together, know that this is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Before you eagerly sign the dotted line on your lease, take a look at some things you should sit down and…
By: Rent.com / October 23, 2014

How To Know If You’re Ready To Move In Together

Moving in together is a big step in a relationship, which is why many couples want to be sure they are ready before they take the leap. However, discerning whether or not the time is right can be a challenge. Should you be together for six months? A year? Who knows! That’s why…
By: Rent.com / August 24, 2014

Life After Dating: Trusting A Feeling, Taking A Leap

My boyfriend and I moved in together last July. At the time, we had been dating for just shy of six months. If a friend had planned to do what I did, and had asked me for advice, I would have told her that it was too soon. "What's the rush?" I would…
By: Jana Pollack / August 18, 2014

Ask A Married Guy: “My Boyfriend Is Suddenly Being Weird About Moving In Together”

I'm confused about whether or not I should move in with my boyfriend of about a year.  We are both in our twenties. For the past year, I've been living with roommates. During that time, he would frequently invite me over to hi…
By: Tom Cowell / February 27, 2014

The Cleanup After The Breakup: 5 Tips For Reorganizing Your Home Post-Split

Whether your last relationship was a brief affair or years in the making, breakups are always tough to handle. For many of us, the five stages of grief include sulking, series binging on your favorite TV shows, drowning your sorrows with multiple pints of Ben & Jerry’s, and staunch avoidance. Still surrounded by mementos of…
By: Amelia Meena / February 18, 2014

7 Realities Of Shacking Up

Moving in with your girlfriend is a huge deal. In life-change terms, it's a bigger transition than getting married. Though you don't get the recognition from your family and friends that comes with tying the knot, you're going through a huge day-to-day shift when you move in with a woman. We're all for cohabitation before…
By: Ask Men / July 22, 2012

Bristol Palin’s “Trial Marriage” & Other Sinful Activities Renamed By The Palins

What the rest of us call "cohabitation," or in some circles "living in sin," the Palin family calls a "trial marriage." That's exactly what abstinence-promoter Bristol Palin and her boyfriend, 21-year-old Gino Paoletti, are doing in a home she purchased in Wasilla. "Bristol and Gino are crazy about each other," a source told The National…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 5, 2012

Girl Talk: I’ve Moved Out Of Our Apartment

Of all the aspects that were difficult about my recent breakup from my boyfriend of two years, the hardest was moving out of the apartment that we shared together. You can verbally say all kinds of things: we're broken up, we're on a break, we're seeing other people, whatever. Those words might change…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 26, 2011

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…
By: DivineCaroline.com / July 25, 2009

Solution To The Recession: Move In With Your Boyfriend

While our government tries to figure out how to get us out of the recession, the Onion News Network "reports" on an option that could solve our sticky economic sitch: Why don't couples who live in separate apartments move in together? As one girlfriend supporting this course of action says, "In a recession, it just…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 17, 2009

Friday Quickies!

New Sarah Haskins video! Yay! [Current] Men tell their thoughts about women's past sexual partners. [Tango] A one-night stand can evolve into a relationship. [College Candy] Here's your guide to the Boys of Summer. [College Candy] First kisses are special, but there are some things you never…
By: Annika Harris / July 18, 2008

Romance On TV: Should His Stuff Stay Or Should It Go?

On last night's episode of Men In Trees (Don't laugh. I had nothing else to do.) the characters Marin (the city girl who moved to Alaska) and Jack (the hot Alaskan outdoors-man) decide to move in together. But it's not easy, especially when you have two houses to choose from! (I'm not bitter. I love…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 13, 2008