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It didn't take long for me to realize that living with my girlfriend might require a slight adjustment period—we were still packing my stuff for the move to her place. I was lugging yet another heavy box through the kitchen on my way downstairs to the van, sweat streaming from my face, when Kirsten looked up from the cutting board she was carefully wrapping in newspaper.
I'm dying, she's dawdling.Do This When She Backs Away...
Maybe, just maybe, I started to think, Kirsten and I are not a single soul split betwixt two bodies. Shacking up is a good way to save on rent and get lovin' without scheduling an appointment. But there's more to moving in than sex and money. But cohabitation quickly gets to the nitty-gritty of life. So is it a good idea to move in with your partner? There's no one-size-fits-all answer, because every relationship is different.
However, there are a few essential questions every guy can ask himself, says Maria Sullivan, dating expert and VP of Dating. Not every night will end with the two of you naked, sticky, and sweaty. Realize that you can be intimate without having intercourse. This means you'll need to accept the transition from hardware to software: less bonking, more spooning.
Divvying up domestic chores is one of the first things a cohabiting couple needs to discuss. Forget equality. Reduce the tension and tedium by volunteering for housework that doesn't drive you crazy. My buddy Josh hates washing silverware, but unlike most people, he doesn't mind scrubbing pots and pans.
So after dinner he tackles the heavy metal while his wife merrily tends to the flatware. Compromises like this make a relationship work. It's inevitable: Now that you're living together, you're gradually going to discover each other's irritating habits. She makes a weird noise while she sleeps; you fart with abandon.Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend
The key, no matter how long you've been living together: When confronted with one of those fingernails-on-the-chalkboard-of-life moments, don't let it slide. But resist the urge to bite her head off. Wynne Whitman, coauthor of Shacking Upprefers a gentler, more constructive approach.
Live-in couples have to deal with many of the same issues spouses do. One of the thorniest is keeping the relationship fresh. Because you're no longer dating, it's crucial that you maintain the relationship's fun factor. For starters, don't become too reliant on one another.
You need to spend time apart to appreciate the time you spend together. You may discover, as I did, that your girlfriend's good qualities more than make up for her uselessness as a mover. Or you may find that her insistence on replacing the toilet-paper roll so it feeds from the bottom is too much for you to take. Either way, you're in this together. Find a way to get over, through, or around every obstacle and your relationship may evolve into something even more wonderful than convenient sex. I think, on the contrary, they want to make sure they have only one marriage.
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