How to live peacefully with a Roommate

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When you finally think that you can or need to divide your bills in half; you find someone to share an apartment with. Sometimes though, things do not always go as planned.

Set ground rules from the start. Make sure you both know where you stand when living together, sometimes it is a good idea to talk about what you expect from each other before making a commitment.

Be courteous of common areas (kitchen and living area)-make sure they are always clean and neat. Since these areas are the ones that you will share, make sure to be considerate about it, clean your dishes after you’re done with them and wipe down the counter.

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2. Make sure to share your bills and show the statement to the other person, and most importantly pay them on time especially rent.

Step 3Be courteous of common areas (kitchen and living area)-make sure they are always clean and neat. Since these areas are the ones that you will share, make sure to be considerate about it, clean your dishes after you’re done with them and wipe down the counter.

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5. Respect others’ belongings- don’t take anything with out asking; this includes food. If you take the other’s food and you finish it, make sure you replace the item.

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6. Let your roommate know when you are having someone over. May it be for a dinner party or guests staying over night.

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4. Respect each other’s privacy, no matter how close you are to your roommate, never barge in their room, it is disrespectful

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