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10 Reasons Living Roommates Is Better Than Living Alone

There are more chances of things going wrong...So what? Some chances are worth taking.

10 Reasons Living Roommates Is Better Than Living Alone
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Living with other people is a big challenge, some people can't stand to live with one other person, nevertheless three. For people like me, we prefer living with other people. Some people are excellent with one other person and can only do that, while others are okay living in a fraternity/sorority house with 12+ people. Although it is a little crazy, I live with 3 other girls who I consider to be my sisters. Here are 10 reasons why you should consider living with more people:

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Many say that this is a bad thing but it really isn't as long as everyone comes to an agreement of some sort. I'm mostly saying this for when it comes to makeup and what lipstick to use.

More personalities to bring any boring dorm into a lovely home


If you have creative roommates like mine, anything is possible. Although it is impossible to decorate a small kitchen with everything we like, we do have a centerpiece hung up in the kitchen. Also, don't use duct tape, it will cause paint damage.

You have a mini-friend group that knows everything about you


T hat depends if everyone can get along. Remember that even if you didn't choose your roommates, that doesn't mean y'all can't get along because it is possible. Some unexpected roommates are blessings in disguise.

You can learn from them


The more people that live with you means that there are more people who been though life and you can learn from them. Not everyone grew up the same way, one of my roommates came from a different country, and two of of my roommates are the eldest sibling in their families. However, we all do have one thing in common, we all want to get a higher education to get our goals.

Going to events is way more fun!


Because you get ready together and arrive at the same time to surprise the party

 You learn patience 


Living with multiple people can create situations were someone will do something annoying and it will be something simple. Having patience will eliminate big, unneeded fights.

You get a sense of community 


From roommates you get food, a sense of feeling like you belong (because y'all are sharing the same facilities), and you get friends. In my suite we have community tv and printer. Plus it will save our some costs.

 You get to try new things


Sometimes doing the same old, same old gets boring sometimes and one of the roommates invites you to something new. With people trying things is a lot easier than doing it by yourself.

 You have a support group that is close


Sometimes we fall down and all of our hometown friends and family are too far away. Your roommates are sometimes the only support you have, and sometimes that is the only one you need.

 They are the people that will change you


You will most likely look up to your roommates and over time they can help you change for the better. Honesty I've became a better person because of my roommates.

Roommates are fun, however, you treat each other with respect. Without respect the following things will not happen, any disputes should be settled by an RA or a consular.

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