You need to determine what commitment means to each of you.
Psychologists often talk about the crisis of one year dating.
It’s connected with partners’ adaption to each other. However, in time, they took off the pink colored glasses and got acquainted with each other’s annoying habits, weaknesses, differences.
You should be able to plan your budget taking in account your financial capabilities. This is one of the conversations couples have during the first six months of their relationships.
If they view each other as future spouses, they must be on the same page as to parenting.
Start your conversation with sharing your thoughts on how you imagine your ideal family. Share your expectations and fears associated with parenting. Another point for discussion is your understanding of settling down.
In the end of the first year of dating, one of the partners may expect a proposal while the other one may sincerely believe they are just dating and be happy with it.You should know your partner’s lifestyle and whether it’s congenial to yours or whether you accept it. This is a far cry from the sweet things lovers discuss, but if you already live together as a couple, you need to be clear about your money habits and issues.It can be embarrassing to admit that you have a pending loan, but you should be honest with your partner.If you are about to celebrate your 1 year of dating, it means your relationship does go on.When the euphoria of first dates wears off, all illusions vanish and you face the reality.It’s natural that you’ll want to congratulate each other on this occasion.