- Stalk them on social media beforehand
Make sure you have at least a little in common.
- Shower frequently
No one likes a stinky roommate.
- Do your laundry
Again, no one likes a stinky roommate.
- Avoid open door policy
Be private about what you do in the bathroom
- Always assume your roommate’s awake
Sneaking your boyfriend into your room can be extremely uncomfortable for your roommate.
- Let little things go
You WILL find things that you don’t agree with, but don’t let that create an argument
- Find things in common
Whether it’s restaurants or favorite TV shows, create some good memories together
- Don’t let things build up- Confront right away
It’s easier to say something at the beginning, if something bothers you, just be up front!
- Balance personal space
Do some things together, do some things apart. Remember what’s your belongings and theirs, sharing can cause some disagreements.
10) Do each other favors
Write some little encouragements or help them with their laundry, it’s nice to have a “mom” every once in awhile.