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Living Together Before Marriage: 10 Questions to Ask Before Moving In

In Relationship Advice, Relationship Advice for Men, Relationship Advice for Women by Interconnected Lives

#5: Have You Thought About Your Finances?

living together before marriage 4 living together before marriage Living Together Before Marriage: 10 Questions to Ask Before Moving In living together before marriage 4While many people assume that a live-in relationship comes with the perks of sharing everything including money, others find it easier to manage their own finances.

So which category do you belong to? Do you want to share everything you earn or are you comfortable doing things on your own? Most couples fight about money and money has the ability to change minds and transform relationships.

If you’re uncomfortable about something, especially about your partner who might be a spendthrift, you need to be transparent about your preferences before moving in together instead of fighting about it after you’re settled.

Cohabitation, like anything else, comes with a price, but don’t let money rule all your decisions.