If you moved and things didn’t work out, would you or your partner resent the other?
Have you and your partner discussed a long-term future together?
Are you sure?
Sometimes you think you and your partner are discussing a long-term future together, but what you’re really discussing is what it would take to convince you to move wherever they go to chase their dreams. Not exactly a question, but important to think about nonetheless.
Is the new city one you can picture yourself being happy in?
At the very least, is the new city one you can picture yourself not living in Cleveland in?
Who are you trying to convince by looking something like this up on the internet, anyway? You realize pretty much the only possible answer is “yourself,” right?
Okay, so you say you wouldn’t resent your partner if you moved and things didn’t work out. Let’s litmus-test that: do you already find yourself resenting your partner for minor things, like never liking your Facebook posts or frequently eating the last brownie?
Can you afford the move?
If not, can you afford hearing the implied “I told you so” in your mother’s voice when you call her to ask for money?
Do you love your relationship with this person more than you love your local craft beer?