Men Reveal Exactly What You Need To Know Before Moving In With Your Boyfriend

by Candice Jalili
Milles Studio

Moving in with your boyfriend is a pretty big step.

And if you're anything like me, pretty big steps cause pretty big anxiety.

With that anxiety comes two choices: You can either be a total wuss and potentially ruin your awesome relationship by avoiding the anxiety-inducing thing OR you can put your big girl pants on and just freaking do it.

Now, this isn't to say that I'm going to leave you high and dry to just go forth and "do it." No, I would never do you like that!

Unfortunately, I've never lived with a boyfriend, so I really can't give you much personal advice on the matter.

But these men on Reddit have lived with their significant others, and they're here to give you some pretty practical advice to ease those pre-move in nerves.

Make sure you're splitting things evenly when it comes to finances.

Don't forget to clock in some alone time.

Just because you want that alone time, doesn't mean you don't love him.

You're going to be more annoyed with him than usual.

Remember that this is going to be a shared space.

If there's something of his you're not crazy about, try to understand why he likes it.

Be neat.

Living together doesn't mean you have to be attached at the hip.

Be a good roommate.

But also make sure to keep the roommates thing separate from your relationship.

Don't try to change everything.

Make sure to talk things out.

It's going to be fun.

Make the toilet paper your duty. (HA, duty, get it?)