15 Things We Forget To Thank Our Roommates For
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15 Things We Forget To Thank Our Roommates For

There are only certain things that a roommate understands

15 Things We Forget To Thank Our Roommates For

College is a big change from high school, especially if you decide to live on-campus. You’ll be away from your family and that comfortable, familiar setting you call home.

It definitely won’t be easy at times, especially since you’ll have to learn to share a small space with someone new. However, having a roommate is part of this unique, transitional period in your life; one of the many relationships you’ll cultivate at your college or university.

Whether you’ve lived with the same roommate or this is your first year living together, there are only certain things that a roommate understands. Here is a list of 15 things we forget to thank our roommates for:

1. Thank you for listening to me vent about everything.

Homework, group projects, professors, friendship drama, you name it. I can always count on you to listen.

2. Thank you for picking up the phone and answering my text messages when I realized I forgot my key.

You’re a real lifesaver!

3. Thank you for all the things you let me borrow.

Clothes, pencils, shampoo, and more; what would I do without you?

4. Thank you for dealing with my constant, very random singing.

It happens, especially since I’ve played that same song 1000 times for the past 24 hours (sorry, girl).

5. Thank you for being such a welcoming host when I had guests over.

You really made them feel like they were your friends too.

6. Thank you for sharing your snacks.

Yes snacks, what I survive on when I skip meals or stay up late studying for an exam.

7. Thank you for motivating me to go to the gym when I say I want to and not judging me when I don’t.

I get really lazy sometimes...

8. Thank you for going to the dining hall with me when I had no one else to go with.

I mean, who likes eating alone anyways? Not me.

9. Thank you for checking up on me when it was late and I wasn’t back yet.

Glad to know you’re looking out for me, girl.

10. Thank you for being quiet in the morning and not waking me when you have an early 8 a.m. class.

I really needed those extra z's.

11. Thank you for being my own personal therapist and helping me analyze the daily struggles of college life.

Sometimes you just need someone to talk to.

12. Thank you for asking me if I want anything when you’re going out to eat or just plain grocery shopping.

It’s nice to know you’re thinking about me and my food needs (there’s only so much cafeteria food I can take).

13. Thank you for being genuinely excited for me when something good happens in my life.

I know your not obligated to and it means a lot.

14. Thank you for always being there when I needed a shoulder to cry on.

College can be rough, and it's good to know that you have my back.

15. Most importantly, thank you for being you!

Seriously, you rock!

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