Moving in together is a big step.
Yeah, it's exciting and the thoughts of having your own place with the person you're mad about sounds fab but think of it realistically.
All privacy is gone and you no longer even have your own personal space, your own bedroom.
So what about…separate rooms?
It might not be as horrifying as it sounds as a survey of 2,000 couples suggests that sleeping apart could lead to better quality sex.
The research found that four in ten couples sleep apart most nights, and that of these, 34% claim they have better quality sex and more of it, while 38% say that sleeping apart improved their relationship.
Sounds great to us.
So what were the reasons for not sleeping together?
They included different sleep cycles, their partner moving around too much in bed, having different shift patterns, and snoring.
A good night’s sleep can help our sex lives, as it increases sexual desire and pleasure so separate beds might do the trick.
Now it can reduce opportunities for intimacy – 24% of those who slept separately said they had sex less frequently as a result.
So to ensure sexy time stay near the top of the list, schedule sex or just making time for skin-to-skin contact during the day to replace the late-night spooning.
Mind coach Anna Williamson told Metro, ''If your partner is restless in the night, perhaps they snore or breathe heavily, and as a result, keep you awake or disturb you throughout the night, it can be a good idea to sleep apart from your partner in order to catch up on some much-needed sleep.''
She continued, ''Physical contact is essential in keeping a relationship connected. Touching each other releases feel good, love endorphins, and often being in bed can be the best time of the day to communicate effectively with each other. Pillow talk is a really emotionally positive thing to do and it can help you feel safe and secure as you both hopefully drop off to sleep together.''
So why not try it out and see if it works for you and your partner?
Yo never know, it could be the spark to lit both your fires…