6 Types Of Roommates & How To Deal With Them
The Total Mooch
Roommate Traits: She helps herself to your clothes, your stash of Oreos, your tampons and even your friends. If she has a paper due the next day, she picks up your laptop and starts typing away. What's yours is hers as far as she's concerned. Only, you never offered.
Helpful Tips: Instead of simmering with rage every time you discover she's used all the toilet paper you bought, lay down some house rules. Say something like, It's fine for you to help yourself to the Oreos or my stash of Ramen noodles, I just need you to replace whatever you use. Or, You should invite me along if you make plans with my friends.Or, Let's take turns buying the toilet paper. I got this pack, you get the next one. If she still doesn't get the hint, you might want to invest in a locked vault to keep her sticky fingers off your stuff.
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