Marriage. Having a Baby. Buying a House. We call them big life decisions for a reason: they can change our lives massively.

But when is the right time for these life-altering choices? How will we know?

Now, we’re all unique. So, the answer is entirely subjective to each of us. But there is one universal way of knowing: our gut instinct. Yes, your initial reaction to an idea could if it’s worth pursuing or not.

Still not sure? Ok, let’s explore how to get the following options spot on.

Getting Engaged

Whatever your dream wedding looks like, engagement is highly exciting for most people. Just imagine, selecting the perfect ring, sending invites, and trying on dresses. Oh, and let’s not forget the cake tasting.

So, if you want to pinpoint if it’s right for you to propose, just answer this simple question. Do you want to spend the rest of your life with your partner?

Do you want to grow with them? And, most important, do you feel completely comfortable with them, in every situation? If the answer to all three is yes, go for it! Just go for it.

And as most happy couples will attest, you don’t have to pop the question in a spectacular way. As long as you declare your love and ask the question, that’s all that matters. Besides, relaxed proposals can actually be very romantic.

big life decision

Having a Baby

For many of us, it’s the biggest decision of them all: when should we start a family? Obviously, if the thought frightens you, it may be best to wait until your acute fear subsides before you decide.

Being nervous, of course, is natural. So long as you’re scared and happy about the prospect of having a baby, it’s definitely worth considering seriously. Before you embark on planning, it can be helpful to get your finances in order.

Remember that becoming a parent will change your life in all the right ways – and that there is plenty of support and advice out there for people expecting a baby. Does it still appeal to you? Yes? Then do it!

Buying a Home

It’s a biggie. When we look to buy a home, we need to take several things into account: affordability, the safety of our desired area, the suitability of a property, to name a few. And if we have children, it can be even more stressful.

You might be thinking about selling your current abode, or perhaps you want to make the first step onto the property ladder. Either way, managing your money is imperative for a smooth moving experience.

Prior to approaching this choice, why not get on top of your financial situation? This way, you can certain that it’s the ideal route for you to take. If a positive move still looks possible after having done this, then it is definitely worth going for.

Life is full of thrilling opportunities – it’s only natural that we want to seize them. It can difficult to tell, however, when it’s the best time to do this. Fortunately, this advice could help you make the most of some of the most important decisions you’ll ever make.

This is a contributed post

You might also like

Slider


BritMums

 


Claire Kirby

Leave a Reply