Vox Pop: Key To Your Heart
Every relationship comes with distinct milestones that couples have to overcome to solidify their bond. The popular Jamaican saying "see me and come live with me are two different things" is the mindset most locals have when it comes to talks about moving in together. Check out your views for This week's Flair Magazine Vox POP Question: "When will you feel comfortable sharing your house key with the person you are dating?"
Anytime. Once I decide I'm with the person they can get a copy of my key to come and go as they please. -Damion W, 38
I would be out of my mind. I was dating the same person for four years and they never got a copy of my house key.That's a huge step.-Tandeka M, 26
It really depends on the level of trust. I cannot put a timeline on how much I trust the person. The minute I can trust them I will feel comfortable enough to give them a key. -Richard M,32
There are a myriad of factors that come into play when I think about sharing my house key. Clearly I have to see if the person is honest and within 3 to 6 months I would feel comfortable giving them a house key. -Lenard H, 33.
Wishing the first 3 months of dating, you won't know the real person you are dating. Everything is fun and games. Give it a year before you start to even consider living with the person.- Ryan T,44
6 months to a year. After 6 months you must know what u want by then.When you hit a year mark you would have already found out if you really want to be with that person. -Yanique W,24
As soon as they start to contribute to the bills they can get a key to the place. Nobody going to have access to my house for free. -Alexia J,29
Why would they need a copy of my house key if we don't live together? If they move in then we can start the discussion of having a key for convenience, but if we have separate places you don't have the right to access my house whenever just because we are together-Najay H,27
If the person shows that they are genuine and our relationship is serious, then I don't have a problem sharing a copy of my house keys- Brittany B,23
When they give me a key to their place I will give them a key to my place. I wouldn't date someone who doesn't have their own place.- Simone G,32