By Leah Melby
Moving in with someone is a big step emotionally and logistically, and after signing a lease, breaking up becomes a hundred times harder. If you've started to consider it, reference this list of things you ought to know to ensure a happy more-than-just-roommates situation.
1. Where This Thing's Going
In today's day and age, you don't need a ring on it to combine kitchens. Still, at this point you should have had a comfortable conversation about whether you're both on the same page in terms of the future.
2. The Best Friend
Distance can make physically meeting them a touch tricky, but you should at least know their stats: name, job, and connection with your partner.
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3. The Parents
Likewise, it's ideal if you've already been introduced to the parents. The relationship rite of passage is a big one; plus, you'll avoid any uncomfortable first impressions if you meet them after you've already moved in with their