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Friday, 23 October 2015 10:33

Tips for Moving in Together

Moving in with a significant other is a huge step whether you just got married or you are moving in with a long-time partner. It can be scary at first, especially if you’ve never moved in with someone but it can also be a lot of fun as long as you’re prepared. Your life is going to drastically change so we’ve compiled some tips that should make moving in together a smooth process.

 

Communicate First

Moving in together is a huge step so communicate with your partner to make sure you’re both on the same page and want the same things. If one person feels forced, things aren’t likely to end well. Take everything into account such as your living habits, beliefs, cleaning routines, and finances so that you can be prepared to share a home.

Store What You Can

Moving in together means double the stuff and chances are you won’t have room for absolutely everything. Look at what you have duplicates of or what you don’t need and put it into Lafayette CO storage units for the meantime. If you have duplicates, you may just want to end up selling them but everything else should be held onto just in case you want to move into a larger home down the road.

Arrange Your Home Together

If you put all the responsibility of arranging a new home onto one person, chances are the other person isn’t going to be completely happy. Work together as a team to put your new home together and make sure that everyone is happy with the outcome. This also allows each person to establish a personal space where they can keep their personal belongings.

 

Set Some Ground Rules

Sure, you don’t want to feel like someone’s mother or father, but it’s extremely important to set some ground rules when moving in with someone you’ve never lived with. Designate responsibilities around the home so that you can have peace of mind in knowing that things will get done. Make sure boundaries are set because although you will be living together, personal space will be needed for your sanity.

 

Moving in together can be tough but it’s well worth it if you’re willing to work as a team. If you need a place to store all of your excess stuff, Lafayette CO storage units are the perfect solution for your storage needs. Just give Elite Storage a call or drop in for assistance.

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