6 ways to know you are ready to move in together
11 December 2014, 19:23
Nairobi - Before you make that huge step of moving in with your
partner, there are a couple of things that you should 1. Know, 2. Reconcile
yourself with, 3. Understand and 4. Be ready for any kind of surprises. Because
the truth is you never really know someone until you wake up to their morning
There are things that should be at the top of your list when you want
to move in with your partner. Do not get shockers a few days down the road. You
might find that the house that you have been going to is not even there’s.
Their financial status
Not because you are
being greedy, but because in a relationship there is going to reach that point where you have to
split the bills or one of you is going to support the other because the other
either loses their job, or is searching and so on. The point is going on a date
a few nights a week and spending a little money is not the same as having to
figure out livelihood expenses for the both of you. You do not want to move in
and have to borrow rent because you thought it was already covered.
The relationship has to be going somewhere
You do not move in
with someone you know you are wasting your time with. If you know you are
hopping boyfriend to boyfriend or rather girlfriend to girlfriend then just
imagine having to keep packing your suitcases from one house to the next like a
nomad. Does not look good at all.
No one wants to come home and find their plasma gone or
their whole house shipped out and no idea to where. If you do not trust your
partner then do not move in with them because you are going to be sleeping next
to them and you cannot keep one eye open 24/7, you will die of exhaustion.
How messy they can get
This does not apply to guys only, women can be quite untidy
too. You might find the man is the one constantly cleaning up after the woman.
If you really like this person then some arrangement has to be mad and rules
drawn out because that is the only way you too will survive.
How they like to entertain. If you are a lone and your
significant other likes to invite people every other day, it can get on your
nerves. Not just in terms of your alone time; but food, amenities being used,
guests who are live in. A compromise should also be reached in this case. But
if they are one for hosting wild parties then you are in for a ride.
What they do
Do not have a Kiriamiti situation, find out what your
partner actually does for a living.
It is not jumping the gun because it really does save you
knowing where your partner does come from.
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