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We all desire to know how serious our relationship is. There comes a time in our lives when we get tired of all the flirting and desire to be in a committed relationship.

There are loads of factors which couples take into account before deciding whether their relationship is serious or not.

A survey commissioned by Monarch Airlines believes the following are factors couples should take into account before deciding if they are in a committed relationship.

Below are 50 signs that show you are in a committed relationship

1. Meeting your partner’s parents

2. Exchanging house keys

3. Planning a holiday together

4. Discussing plans for the future

5. Being invited to family gatherings

6. Saying “I love you”

7. Staying overnight at each other’s houses

8. Signing Christmas and birthday cards together

9. Seeing each other at least every other night

10. Leaving a toothbrush at each other’s house

11. You tell each other absolutely everything

12. Letting your partner take care of you when you are sick

13. Being introduced to wider friendships circles

14. Discussing how many children you might want in future

15. Buying a dog or cat together

16. Driving each other’s cars

17. Inviting your partner to a wedding as a date

18. Divulging salary details

19. Letting your partner know your pin number

20. Discussing holidays

21. Having a drawer at each other’s house

22. When you HYPOTHETICALLY talk about IF you lived together

23. Inviting people round as a couple

24. Having clothes and other belongings at each other’s houses

25. First name terms with their mum and dad

26. Talking about intimate health issues

27. Farting in front of each other

28. Inviting your partner out with your friends / family

29. Receiving cards or gifts addressed to the both of you

30. When you know what each other’s plans are for every single day

31. Showering together

32. Changing Facebook status to ‘In a relationship’

33. You know each other’s passwords

34. Wearing pyjamas when you get home from work

35. You share secrets about friends with each other

36. Always being the ‘plus one’ on invites

37. Getting food in your big shop just for your partner

38. You start watching TV shows your partner likes

39. Phoning each other at work

40. Stop putting make up on to look gloriously fresh before your partner wakes up

41. When your partner starts asking for your opinion on stuff

42. Going out with friends or family without the partner being there

43. Signing off ‘love’ in a card

44. You start listening to music your partner likes

45. You stop seeing people you know your partner doesn’t like

46. Putting a photo of the two of you on Facebook

47. Sending good morning / goodnight texts

48. Having a pet name for each other

49. Telling each other how many sexual partners you’ve had

50. When all your partner’s friends add you on Facebook