Moving in together is a big step in a relationship, and the emergence of new issues after this is not only common – it’s normal, and fixable. Couples of all types will struggle with things like divvying up chores, how to maintain privacy, and making sure your space feels like home for both people. These problems can be solved with an emphasis on communication and careful listening on both sides. Otherwise, time will only make these issues worse.
- Most couples have problems when first moving in together — and it’s not insurmountable.
- Many couples struggle with how to divvy up chores or spend personal time, and maintain privacy.
- Good communication and listening skills will help newly-moved-in couples cope with these issues.
“But in order to avoid some of the most common problems couples have after moving in together, it’ll be important to slow down and make sure that you’re both on the same page.”