Tag Archives: Roommate Problems

What to Do When You Don’t Get Along With Your Roommate

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Whether you choose them or not, sometimes your roommates are the worst. Or, sometimes they’re not the worst, but you two just don’t mesh and can’t find common ground. It’s more common than you think, and it’s not the end of the world. There are so many things to worry about in college, and your living situation plays such a big role in your happiness. So if you and your roommate don’t get along and you’ve got a lot of roommate problems, read on to see if we can solve them.

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5 Common Roommate Problems & Solutions

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Living with someone else is never an easy feat. While there are plenty of ways to be a good roommate, there’s no way to avoid roommate problems entirely. Whether these problems are minor or major, they still exist and should be dealt with properly in order to avoid a total catastrophe. Let’s be real–you can print and sign all of the roommate contracts in the world but I promise it will most likely end up being a forlorn piece of paper that ends up getting lost behind your mini fridge or never looked at again. Roomie contracts are a great idea in theory, but aren’t most things?

On that note also, passive aggressive notes are never the answer either, and tolerating major problems for the sake of avoiding confrontation isn’t the solution either. Whether your roommate is a stranger from the other side of the world, an acquaintance or your best friend, here are some potential ways to solve common roommate problems.

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