moving in together
"I'm moving in with my girlfriend in three weeks. Hoping to finish all my life's farting before then."
Mazel! You've said yes to the key/lease/cohabitation. Break out the bubbly and toast to your new life together. But, hold off on the low-key housewarming get-together: Moving in with your S.O. is more than Pinterest boards and Trader Joe's dinner parties.
More often than not, couples have varying tastes and styles when it comes to interior decorating, and it can be challenging to successfully merge the two and do so without any bickering or disagreements.
If you want a ring, don't move in with your boyfriend. What? Did you read that right? Yes, you did. I said "don't." You probably won't listen to me anyway.
When it comes to your emotional health, the 'marriage benefit' might not be as big a deal as you thought.
Exactly one month ago, I boarded a one-way flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. It was overbooked. When I waited at the gate, an airline attendant offered me a $500 voucher to not take the flight. I considered it. I've never left home in my life.
When it comes to moving in together, you both have to make a conscious choice to make it work. Be sure that you both think things through and openly discuss anyissues.
Sure, safe and easy might feel nice. But new and exciting feels amazing. If you're meant to be, you'll be. Trust me.
"Moving in together isn't a big deal. We basically spend every night together anyway. What could be different?" Good one.
"He's OCD! I married a man who has a specific spot for EVERYTHING, and if something is moved even a centimeter, believe me