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Moving in Together

10 Tips For Moving In With Your S.O.

Refinery29 | Posted 08.12.2016 | HuffPost Home

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.

The 4 Things Every Couple Needs To Do When Decorating Their First Home Together

Vogue | Posted 08.03.2016 | HuffPost Home

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.

Moving In With Your SO Could Actually Set Your Relationship Backwards

Demetra Gregorakis | Posted 03.09.2016 | Women
Demetra Gregorakis

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.

For Women, Cohabitation May Offer The Same Benefits As Marriage: Study

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.23.2015 | Weddings

Two-thirds of newlyweds have lived together before marriage and that may be a good thing. Despite previous research that suggested premarital cohabita...

What 3,000 Miles Feels Like

Lauren DePino | Posted 10.13.2016 | Women
Lauren DePino

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.

6 Questions to Ask Before Moving In With Your Partner

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

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.

Here's What a Lesbian Shouldn't Bring on a First Date. A U-Haul.

Jenny Block | Posted 05.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Jenny Block

Sure, safe and easy might feel nice. But new and exciting feels amazing. If you're meant to be, you'll be. Trust me.

10 Thoughts You Have Before Moving In With A Significant Other

Samantha Matt | Posted 05.30.2015 | Women
Samantha Matt

"Moving in together isn't a big deal. We basically spend every night together anyway. What could be different?" Good one.

Laundry Basket Phobia And 7 Other Things I Wish I Knew Before Moving In Together

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Rosario Kelly | Posted 02.13.2015 | HuffPost Home

Congratulations! You've said yes to the big question -- moving in with your partner. Dreams of replacing his bachelor-pad sofa or getting her to pare ...

6 Ways to Get Your Partner to Share the Chores

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

When dating and living apart, there's a safe place to retreat to during times of stress. When living together, though, things that were once a non-issue are now front and center and the basics of living are now under scrutiny as compatibility is further tested by the new living arrangement.

Renee Jacques

8 Ways To Make Living Together A Breeze | Renee Jacques | Posted 03.09.2015 | HuffPost Home

It IS possible to live in harmony with your significant other.

Read This Before You Even Think About Moving In Together

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 02.13.2017 | HuffPost Home

So you're ready to take the plunge -- shacking up, co-habitating, cuffing -- however you refer to it, moving in together is a big deal. (It sure beats...

6 Crucial Questions To Ask Before Moving In Together

Damona Hoffman | Posted 10.29.2014 | Weddings
Damona Hoffman

Although 48 percent of women now move in with their mate as a first step before getting married only 40 percent of cohabitating couples actually tie the knot. So, if you want to get the keys before the ring, here are the six crucial questions to ask before moving in to avoid becoming a shacking up statistic.

I Never Thought My Marriage Would Look Like This

Natalie Thomas | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Natalie Thomas

I thought her statement was harsh. And that she needed anger management or couples counseling. I actually feared for her marriage -- and her husband. Fast-forward five years and I completely understand.

When Is The Right Time To Move In Together? Survey Says...

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.23.2014 | Weddings

It's the age-old question that consistently plagues couples: when is the right time to move-in together? A lot of unknowns come into play here, wh...

Mover's Remorse: Cohabitation on Valentine's Day

Jess Carbino | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
Jess Carbino

We often think about what to give our significant other on Valentine's Day, but we do not necessarily think about the nature of our relationships. For cohabitors, considering the nature of one's relationship may be particularly critical.

Moving in Together: How to Combine Design Styles

Alessandra Wood | Posted 04.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alessandra Wood

Before you can even think about combining design styles, you've got to first combine the things you own. Whether you are getting a new place or one of you is moving into the other's place, these tips can help.

The 10 Most Annoying Things About Living With a Guy

Samantha Matt | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Samantha Matt

I've been living with my boyfriend for a little over a year now, and although I love the fact that he gets me bottles of water from the fridge when I'm glued to the couch and plugs in my phone every night before bed (he's whipped -- it's fine), there are a couple things that make me miss living with girl friends.

Moving in Together? Make Moving Day Go Smoothly | Posted 03.16.2014 | HuffPost Home

Planning on taking the plunge and moving into a new place with your significant other? Moving day can be one of the most exciting experiences of the journey -- as long as everything goes smoothly, of course.

The Important Lesson Every Couple Can Learn From This Apartment (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

Many designers will tell you that a magazine-worthy living space is all about editing the stuff you own. It turns out the same rule applies to merging...

Why I Won't Live With My Boyfriend

Rachel Weight | Posted 11.16.2013 | Women
Rachel Weight

I've seen many friends date and then move in with each other simply out of convenience. A few years go by, and they get engaged and married because "it felt like the next step." These are supposed to be the most important relationships in my life. I want to treat them with intentionality.

Should I Move In With My Partner?

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 10.02.2013 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

Although increasing numbers of individuals report less social stigma about cohabitation, many of the people who I've counseled ask these key questions: will living together lead to marriage and will it increase my risk of divorce?

The Truth About Cohabiting Couples

Posted 07.10.2013 | Women

According to conventional wisdom, moving in with a romantic partner is a big step forward in a relationship -- and an affirmation of serious, potentia...

Cohabitating Fearlessly

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

So often I see couples for therapy who just recently moved in together after knowing each other for a very short time. Is it being done out of convenience or is it the next step towards marriage? Be fully committed because any doubts will show and ultimately lead to troubles.

The Weight of My Past

Deborah Gaines | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

As I sort through 15 years of accumulation, I see how lax I've been in keeping up with the changes in my life.