Sure, moving in with your significant other is a great deal and a big step into your relationship, but although you may wish to sound of only a dream, intimate getaway, it definitely comes with its fair share of awkward or dumbstruck moments. But, hey, don’t stress, they say moving in together will only bring you that much closer to your partner. Although your privacy will be exposed and therefore, your weird habits and quirks will be shared. But nonetheless, these hysterical scenarios that will arise once you start living in the same roof, are inevitable, so why not be cool and be totally open about it. Later on, these weird quirks will much later be appreciated by your loved one, as well as you appreciate theirs, as time moves on living together with each other. Because let’s be real, you don’t really know a person until you live with them.
1. When You Both Have Different Definitions Of The Word Clean
Well, this can be tricky because being clean and cleaning is an essential part of living together with someone, so it’s all just a matter of when to clean and how you clean. Whether someone washes the dishes right after they eat or not or wear shoes in the house, these are all things you’re going to discover about each other once you move in together. Therefore, you’re just going to have to learn to cope and work with one another to find balance.
2. You Can’t Hide Your Spending Habits From Each Other
Hmmm.. this is inevitable when it comes to living together with someone. It’s bound to be obvious if you guys plan to manage your money together, when one of you is likely the spender. There are going to be several disagreements regarding expense issues but learning to yield to one another while looking out for each other’s habits can resolve the issues smoothly.
3. You Learn And Exchange Each Other’s Quirks
Let’s face it, everyone keeps their weird habits to themselves and at home only. But that’s totally impossible when you start to share a space with someone because there’s nowhere to hide. So, why not be honest about it, seeming there’s really no choice though. You’ll soon learn that being open with the person you love can be anxious at first because it can be embarrassing, but later on, recognize that trusting that someone will only strengthen the relationship greatly.
4. It’s Inevitable To Hide What Happens In The Bathroom
No matter how comfortable you are with your loved one, I think it’s safe to say using the bathroom comfortably will never be always the case. Although, not true for some, but for many, it will take a long time to overcome your bathroom traumas. It will likely get easier only after you go through air freshener, candles, and scented matches trying to mask what goes on in the bathroom.
5. Too Much Stuff And Not Enough Space
Moving in together just plainly means doubling the amount of ‘things’ you acquire. Simple disputes on wall paint or furniture pieces are brushed upon and easily settled. But the only thing you guys will lack but greed upon is going to be closet space.
6. You Really Get to Know Each Other’s Sleeping Habits
When you start living together, you learn each other’s sleeping habits as well. Whether it be sleeping with a white noise machine or the TV on or being a night owl or an early riser, you’ll soon adapt to each other’s pattern and figure out together how they will align.
7. You Have Check In With Each Other If You’re Running Late
Yup, even though you’re definitely out of your parents’ house, you still will have to get in the habit of checking in with someone. It’s probably best to if you happen to run late, will not be coming home for that night, or during any type of emergency. Let’s face it, letting your loved one know about your whereabouts and safety is so crucial during a relationship because it will give them a sign of relief.
8. You Have To Create A Budget Together
Meeting each other while dating and seeing one another while living together is totally different. Sure, it’s all fun, games, and expensive dinners when you first started dating, but now that you live together, you’re going to need to sit down and have an honest talk about finances, bills, and adhering to a budget together. It’s all part of growing up and being an adult.
9. Your Sex Life Gets a Little More Comfortable
Now that you are living together in the same roof with your loved one, things will only get more intimate. Privacy is key when finding the moment, and now that you have it, what more can you ask for then to enjoy it.
10. You Enjoy Doing Chores So Much More
Chores and doing tasks are so annoying and boring. But painting a room, cooking dinner, or cleaning out the garage are all so much more enjoyable when done as a pair. You’ll learn to appreciate spending time with one another even while working. How much more fun can it get then hanging with your friend?