Yahoo! Dating posted the following page about knowing when one is ready to commit by asking one's mate (and oneself) the following 8 questions:Source
1. How do you believe we should spend our money and on what?
2. What are your thoughts about starting a family?
3. If I get sick, how will you take care of me?
4. Do you envision us growing old together?
5. Do you ever think about your ex?
6. Has your mate ever told you they scared a former mate in any way?
7. Is your mate good at problem solving?
8. How does my mate deal with a "screwup?