Posts Tagged: BFF roommates

The Very Best Way to Find Roommates
The Very Best Way to Find Roommates

The Very Best Way to Find Roommates

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into your first place? A great way to cut costs, make friends, and have fun in your apartment is finding a roommate to live with! Not only are roommates generally nice company to be around, but all of your standard monthly bills could cut in HALF! Think rent, utilities, cable, internet…the list goes on!…
10 Reasons Your Roommates are Actually Your Significant Others
10 Reasons Your Roommates are Actually Your Significant Others

10 Reasons Your Roommates are Actually Your Significant Others

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Roommates, when you pick them right, tend to become much more than roommates. After a few months of living in a confined space with a couple people, you get to know basically everything about them. 1. What’s yours is mine (and vice versa). “Separate pantry shelves” cease to exist, closets become interchangeable, and you stop…
Should You Live with Your BFF?
Should You Live with Your BFF?

Should You Live with Your BFF?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Whenever I hear this question, my immediate response is no, you should not.  Unless you met your BFF in a roommate circumstance (it happens!), you probably should nix the idea of shacking up with your BFF.  It may sound like fun, and like something out of Girls or Friends, but in reality it causes a lot…
It’s Not Me, It’s You: Breaking up with a Roommate
It’s Not Me, It’s You: Breaking up with a Roommate

It’s Not Me, It’s You: Breaking up with a Roommate

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
  Sometimes things don’t work out the way we expect: relationships, friendships, living situations.  No matter how mature or experienced we are, when something goes awry, there will be hard feelings. The cardinal rule of roommate break-ups is don’t blindside your roommates. Don’t  just pack up and leave a post-it on the fridge.  Also, it’s not cool to announce that…
Learning to Live with Three Roommates
Learning to Live with Three Roommates

Learning to Live with Three Roommates

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
When I was younger, I was never allowed to have play dates with three girls, which my mom believed to be the toughest number.  Two would always gang up against one, and someone would feel left out. Luckily, my best friends were twins, so I learned how to deal with this apparently awful number. In…
Living with a Stranger Roommate vs. BFF Roommate
Living with a Stranger Roommate vs. BFF Roommate

Living with a Stranger Roommate vs. BFF Roommate

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
LIVING WITH A STRANGER ROOMMATE VS. BFF ROOMMATE by Katie Moving into your first apartment can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to figuring out who to live with. Do you ask your best friend to move in? A co-worker?  A stranger?  I’ve lived with someone I found on Craiglist, and I’ve also…
That’s my Shampoo!- Dedreanna Deals with Roommate Boundary Issues
That’s my Shampoo!- Dedreanna Deals with Roommate Boundary Issues

That’s my Shampoo!- Dedreanna Deals with Roommate Boundary Issues

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
That’s my Shampoo!- Roommate boundaries. By Dedreanna   Living with roommates is difficult.  Add in the fact that they are (or used to be) your best friends and it becomes even more difficult. Certain lines (no matter how thin) just shouldn’t be crossed. Here is an example of some things that have happened at our apartment…
Should you be roommates with your BFF?
Should you be roommates with your BFF?

Should you be roommates with your BFF?

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
You’re graduating within the month and one Saturday night, walking back from a Bon Voyage party, your best college friend starts waxing poetical about how much she/he is going to miss you. If she’s a fellow womanhood sister, there are probably a few tears involved. If he’s a dude, maybe you shotgun a beer and…
Roommate Decisions: The Personal Stuff
Roommate Decisions: The Personal Stuff

Roommate Decisions: The Personal Stuff

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The key to a successful roommate relationship is having each party know what to expect right from the start. The best way to accomplish this is by drafting a written roommate agreement that anticipates problems before they arise and establishes ways to deal with them.