Theres no set timeframe for how long you should be dating someone before you spend the holidays with them. As dating coach Anna Morgenstern, tells Bustle, Its less about how long youve been with your partner, and more about how far the relationship has progressed.
Should you spend 24/7 with your partner?
We all know those people who seem to dive headfirst into a new relationship, spending 24/7 with a new partner, but this sometimes comes at the expense of their other relationships. This time together is healthy and necessary to cultivate a relationship and begin weaving two lives together.
What is a healthy amount of time to spend with your partner?
The bottom line? Coan advises every couple to adhere to the 70/30 rule: For the happiest, most harmonious relationship, the pro suggests spending 70% of time together, and 30% apart. That gives each of you enough freedom to explore your own interests while still being rooted and invested in your relationship.
Should you put your partner before your family?
The answer is your spouse – thats your first obligation. When you get married, you leave your parents. It doesnt mean you dont talk to them anymore (unless theyre horrible), but you have to cater to the new dynamic. Youre going to have a much stronger marriage if you become a loyal husband or wife.