#6 What do our career goals look like in five years? Do you both have solid plans for your careers? Now talk to each other about those things and see if they work well together. Obviously, you both want to encourage and support the other but you also have to make sure your goals are lined up.
If one of you wants to become CEO someday and the other is fine where they are, there will be problems. You might not be as right for each other as you think.
#7 What do our family goals look like in five years? Believe it or not, many people don’t often look at these two goals side by side. Do both of your career goals align with both of your goals for when you want to start a family? You can’t be a CEO in five years and expect to also start a family in two.