Tag: roommates

Two roommates having a hard time with a third who is emotionally draining

Published: March 23, 2016 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Roommates don’t necessarily have to be friends if it feels emotionally draining.

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In the Media – On living with roommates (HerCampus.com)

Published: November 28, 2015 | Last Updated: November 28, 2015 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – On living with roommates (HerCampus.com)

Roommates, who are virtual strangers, are often thrown together in tight quarters under stressful circumstances.

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Sticky college roommates

Published: February 2, 2014 | Last Updated: February 2, 2014 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

How do you handle sticky college roommates who want to be more friendly than you would like?

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In the Media – Bosom buddies (NYT Real Estate)

Published: January 10, 2014 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Bosom buddies (NYT Real Estate)

What are the consequences of roommates moving on a friendship?

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In the Media – How to deal with a roommate fight (Hercampus.com)

Published: December 6, 2013 | Last Updated: December 6, 2013 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – How to deal with a roommate fight (Hercampus.com)

A collegiate writer from HerCampus.com offers advice on dealing with a roommate fight.

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College: Balancing being a friend and being a roommate

Published: September 30, 2012 | Last Updated: October 28, 2012 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

It’s normal for roommates to get on each other’s nerves every now and then. A reporter for HerCampus.com recently asked me how she could carve out alone-time for herself and still remain close with her roommate—without hurting her feelings. This is how I responded: Living with someone else can be tough—whether it’s a lover, a […]

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Living with a close friend: What happened to our friendship?

Published: September 12, 2012 | Last Updated: October 28, 2012 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

About two months ago, a close friend and I moved in together. At first, I was very excited about our new living arrangement and assumed that it would only strengthen our friendship. However, living with this friend seems to have had the opposite effect.

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Deserted by housemates

Published: January 6, 2011 | Last Updated: January 6, 2011 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, For the past sixteen months I’ve lived with two very vibrant, interesting, artistic women in a lovely house in the Toronto Beaches. Two days ago they moved out and I’ve been crying non-stop. I knew they were leaving for three months but it didn’t hit me until they left. I have a […]

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Roommates: When a frayed friendship has a lease

Published: November 30, 2010 | Last Updated: September 4, 2014 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Reframe your thinking so that you approach the relationship as roommates rather than friends.

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Guest Post: Meet the Roommate

Published: August 21, 2010 | Last Updated: August 21, 2010 By | Reply Continue Reading

By Cara Sprunk   Having a new roommate is tough. Especially if you are "assigned" to each other and you don’t have full control over the person whose bed will be right next to yours for a full year. Trust me, I’ve been there. I had the worst roommate of anyone I’ve ever spoken to. […]

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