Dating my roommate
Once you are really in it, you should let your other housemates know.
(Though they probably know already tbh.) When you’re seeing someone you happen to live with, you have to be really clear about personal space and about being respectful to your other roomies. You already know each other pretty well You might have some nerves about starting to date, but you don’t need to worry about that person seeing you in your laundry day clothes.
This seems like a simple decision, but once you decide to share room, it is very difficult to go back without causing a relationship rift.
Try keeping separate rooms, and gradually move towards sharing a room, should the desire present itself.
If the apartment is not in your name, it is especially important to remember that if you get into a fight or break up with your significant other, you may find yourself looking for a new place to live rather quickly.
5 – Living Together and Sharing a Room You need to make a decision, once romantically involved with your roommate, if you will continue to live in separate rooms, or if you will be sharing a room.
If reality television has anything to say about it, hook-ups between people who share a house always end in a horrific mess. The internet is full of tortuous threads fretting about whether it’s ever a good idea to get involved with your housemate.
But in my last year of college, I did what I always vowed never to do: Not only did I hook up with my housemate, but we are now in a serious, grown-up relationship. But sometimes it’s too late for that kind of hand wringing: If you’ve both developed mutual feelings for each other, what else is there to do but give it a shot?
For example, if you share a bathroom, that doesn’t mean that you share shampoo or toothpaste.
Finally came the day when our protagonist graduated from high-school.
Now he have to step into adulthood and go to college, and to do that he needs to move-in with his once fat and ugly bully of a cousin (who he didn’t see since childhood) in the big city.
Plus if you do say something or act impulsively you are stuck with that person for however long your lease is and that can get really awkward if things don’t all go well.
So it’s smart to just take things one day at a time, even though that love interest happens to split dirty dish duty with you Be honest with each other, and with your other housemates Dating a roommate doesn’t just alter the relationship you have with them, it also alters the dynamic of the house.