It is indeed a big decision to move in with one's dating partner and hence, it needs a lot of analysis in terms of the romantic life and dating lifestyle of a couple to get to know each other better and survive the relationship further. If a couple fails in taking time and making the right decision before moving in with each other, there are high chances for them to encounter disappointing consequences that affect their romantic bond. Generally, people take such drastic decisions about living together when they get deeply drowned head over heels in love with each other and this happens in a couple's honeymoon phase of dating. So, they end up committing a few mistakes which they later regret after moving in together.
Emotions should never compromise your practical approach toward love. The romanticism aspect does no wonder if a couple acts against each other especially when they live together. So, try to know your partner well in every possible way. Always remember the emotion of love acts as one of the pillars for building a love empire, you still need other pillars to work on.
Know the tastes, preferences, likes and dislikes of your partner when one stays with others and also when one stays alone. Some people maintain a few rules regarding their living lifestyle. You must perceive how your partner likes to live in a shared space and what your partner dislikes during his stay at home in others' presence. Compare them with your tastes and preferences. See whether they match at some level where you both can plan to live with each other.