Posts Tagged ‘Roommate Confrontation’

A young man hangs out with his roommate - and his new significant other.

How to Handle Your Roommate’s Significant Other

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"After college, I got an apartment with an old friend from high school," says Brooke, a 25-year-old media relations assistant living in Washington, D.C. "We were both single and loved going out. It seemed like the perfect living situation until my roommate started dating a guy from her grad program. All of the sudden, I had a third roommate. He hung around the apartment while she was in class, eating my food and hogging the bathroom. I didn't even like the guy." read more

Fighting Roommates

The Roommate from Hell: 5 Signs It’s Time to Move On

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Having a roommate can be beneficial in many ways. For one thing, they help you out with the rent each month, but they also provide companionship, someone to talk about your day with, and an automatic Netflix buddy. If you’re not quite ready to live alone or you can’t afford to, having a roommate is […] read more

How to Deal with Passive-Aggressive Roommates

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You put your key in the door, rest your hand on the knob and let out a deep sigh before entering. You know that your roommate is lurking somewhere in the darkness with a snide remark that insinuates a bone they have to pick with you, without actually picking it with you. Sharing your space […] read more

Living with Roommates: How to Share a Bathroom

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Out of all the inconveniences you may encounter living with a roommate, having to share a bathroom tops the list. Having a roommate is great in terms of lowering your living expenses, overall safety and constant companionship, but sharing personal space, specifically a bathroom, can be problematic. You and your roommate can make it work […] read more

Confronting Your Roommates about Sexual Activity

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Confronting your roommates about disruptive sexual activity can be a delicate, perhaps even embarrassing, topic to broach. However, you have the right to feel comfortable in your own apartment, so you’ll have to speak with your roommates so that the living arrangements are fair for everyone. Sitting Your Roommate Down Since the topic of sexual […] read more