How to prepare for the next step in your relationship
You're considering a big, beautiful, and exciting new step in your relationship: living together. It's quite something, living under the same roof. Is your relationship ready for this step, for sharing your lives, sharing a home? The living together checklist and values test in this learning journey focus on more than material things. You both bring your own set of views, values, and beliefs to that home too. This means you'll need to negotiate a lot of decisions. We provide you with an overview and some useful tips. After all, good preparation is half the job.
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Moving in together. How do you approach it? You both have your values, interests, belongings, and a pace at which you live your life. These are all matters you can raise in a conversation. Good communication is crucial if you're going to live together. And even though you may have already made the decision, deep down you might still be wondering: "Am I actually ready to move in with my partner?" This learning journey offers some good tips to help you make a well-thought-out choice. Perhaps wanting to live together is unusual or even unthinkable in your situation or environment. But thinking about it can't do any harm. Pick out the points that are relevant to you.
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