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25 Things Guaranteed To Happen When You Move In With Your Partner

You really just learn a whole lot more about them.

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1. You'll learn the full extent of their obsessions.

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This could be video games, trashy reality shows, or sports. Sure, you knew they liked this stuff before, but you probably didn't realise just how much.

2. You will definitely have a dumb fight about housework.

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Probably more than one, tbh.

3. And you'll start having arguments over petty shit you never thought you'd argue over.

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"But it's YOUR turn to put the laundry out!"

4. Your interest in what they want for dinner hits peak level.

It potentially may be one of the most asked questions between the two of you.
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It potentially may be one of the most asked questions between the two of you.

5. And one of you will always say, "I don't mind, whatever you want."

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6. You learn about all the very small differences you have.

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Like how much rice-to-stir-fry ratio is acceptable, whether cold washing works better than warm washing, and how much wine you can really add to your risotto.

7. And you end up developing a lot more personal jokes.

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8. When they're grumpy, there's a good chance you'll be grumpy too within the next 10 minutes.

Your moods just tend to rub off on one another.
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Your moods just tend to rub off on one another.

9. But on the plus side, you're both there for each other's rants, no matter how trivial they are.

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10. And you also realise who really grinds their gears the most.

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Whether it's a boss, a friend, or a sibling.

11. You know there's an unspoken rule that if you regularly watch a TV show together, the other one can't watch it without you.

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12. One person always becomes in charge of the bills.

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13. To an extent, you both try to break some annoying habits to make living together easier.

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"I'll stop leaving my cutlery on the table if you start cleaning up your hairs in the sink, deal?"

14. You'll probably see them in every drunk mood under the sun.

Emotional drunk, out of control drunk, clumsy drunk... Living with them will teach you a lot.
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Emotional drunk, out of control drunk, clumsy drunk... Living with them will teach you a lot.

15. You start to care a little less about the things that worried you previously.

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If your partner never saw you sans makeup when you were dating, then they're going to be in for a real treat...but the best part is not giving a fuck anymore.

16. Your date nights often turn into ordering takeaway and lounging about.

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17. But you learn sometimes that's better than going out and about.

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18. You'll come up with different ways to decide who has to contact the landlord about an issue, greet the delivery driver, or get the mail.

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Rock, Paper, Scissors has never come in so handy.

19. One of you realises the true extent of the other's messiness.

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20. But you can be brutally honest with them about the household in general.

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Look, it was hard telling your old housemate their cleaning habits sucked without sounding like a bitch. But with your partner? You DGAF.

21. There'll definitely be some clothes sharing going on.

It's not my fault my boyfriend's jumpers are comfier than mine, OK?
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It's not my fault my boyfriend's jumpers are comfier than mine, OK?

22. You'll have your morning schedule down to a routine.

"OK, you shower first, while you eat breakfast I'll shower, yep, here we are brushing our teeth together, too easy."
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"OK, you shower first, while you eat breakfast I'll shower, yep, here we are brushing our teeth together, too easy."

23. You learn how to motivate each other – or more so, demotivate each other.

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"We're eating healthy this week!"

"OK, but pizza on Friday?"

"Yeah, cool."

24. If they're gone for a few days, you realise how weird it now feels to sleep alone.

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25. And they'll probably end up being the best housemate you've ever had.

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Unless you break up. Which is awkward.