They saw you at your absolute grossest. I’m talking unfiltered, hungover, with scabbed over blood spots from when you got a little too enthusiastic about popping a pimple.
If you moved from your parents’ house, and you had a dog, there is a 100% chance that you will facetime your parents just so that you can see your dog, AKA the love of your life.
I knew the apartment wasn’t empty the moment I stepped in the door. And the moment the smell it hit my nose, my face furrowed in disgust. It was harsh and metallic, the smell of something that shouldn’t be there.
When he does and suggests you dial back the “Relationship” to a “relationship” with a lower case “r”, you’ll turn into Your Own Worst Nightmare. I flipped my hair around so much I think I pulled a muscle in my arm.
Here is my guide to being a considerate roommate, in no particular order.
It’s ok to check the mail once every two weeks. Who is mailing you things anyway? Sorry, Grandma.
I kept knocking on his door, but it was locked and he wasn’t replying. But he doesn’t usually lock his bedroom door when he leaves…
If I provided any context here, it would sound like I’m complaining. And no one likes complainers. What people DO like is relevant advice. At least I do. So if you’re thinking of moving, approaching a move or interested in maturing, keep reading.
So you’ve got a few weeks of college experience under your belt, and your emotions are flying high. You’re trying to navigate friends, classes, clubs, parties, boys, and much, much more.
You’re both experts in telepathy and have a freaky tendency to predict what the other one is going to say long before they ever open their mouths.