Tips for Hosting Roommates

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Set some clear boundaries from the start

One of the best ways to ensure everyone is on the same page is to have a meeting or a talk at the start of a roommate relationship.

@cottonbro /

Define what the shared space is, and keep it clean

Most homes have shared spaces, which all roommates can use at leisure. However, there are some limits.

@wildlittlethingsphoto /

Share household chores and other responsibilities equally

All roommates need to chip in equally regarding household chores and other responsibilities.


Be mindful of privacy and personal space

One of the drawbacks of living with roommates might be a perceived lack of privacy.

@samson-katt /

Open and prompt communication

Clashing a bit with other people can be part of living with roommates. However, not every disagreement needs to turn into a conflict.

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