roommates

Emily Postmodern: The Gracious Hostess and The Grateful Houseguest

I’ve heard that the place I live is the greatest city in the world and I’m not going to present an argument one way or another. If that is true it sure would go a long way in explaining why my roommate and I seem to have a constant stream of houseguests in our teeny-tiny… More »


Make It Stop: My New Roommate Won’t Leave Me Alone!

I’m an introvert, but my roomie is all up in my biz. Halp! More »


Roommate Takes Shower ‘Too Early,’ Things Unravel

“Is it the most effective use of police resources? No.” That’s what a Toronto officer had to say after authorities responded to an alleged assault that resulted in minor injuries at an apartment in the city on Tuesday. The problem? Someone apparently got upset that their roommate had woken up too early to take a… More »


Make It Stop: “My Rich Roommate Is Cheap About Paying His Bills!”

Nothing worse that a rich person who hates parting with their dough… More »


Make It Stop: “My Roommate Wears My Clothes & Eats My Food Without Asking”

Dude, if it’s not yours, don’t touch it, don’t put it in your mouth and don’t stretch it out. GAWD. More »


Make It Stop: “My Sister’s Boyfriend Moved In With Us And It’s Ruining Our Relationship”

I read Jessica Wakeman’s piece, “True Story: Married…With A Roommate,” and I totally related to it. Except in my case, I’m the roommate who lives with a couple and it’s not my best friend who’s shacking up with a dude, it’s my younger sister letting her deadbeat boyfriend stay at the apartment we share. More »


True Story: Married … With A Roommate

New York City real estate causes many a housing arrangement made in desperation. If you live in NYC (or, for that matter, any city with insanely high rents), you likely know a few 30-somethings who still live with roommates or someone whose “convertible bedroom” is actually the living room with a room divider. The city… More »


Make It Stop: “My Boyfriend Doesn’t Care About Spending Birthdays Or Holidays Together!”

I moved into my boyfriend’s place before we were dating as a stepping stone while I transferred my life from west coast to east coast. Having lived together before we started dating and still living together, our relationship is at an escalated pace, which makes it confusing for me. His birthday is coming up… More »


Make It Stop: “My Roommate Treats Me Like Her Own Personal Dishwasher”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout’sMore »


Life After Dating: Marriage For Introverts

Pretty much everything about Kale and I getting married was untraditional. But we were actually quite traditional by not moving in together until a few days before our wedding.

Kale and I certainly weren’t opposed to premarital cohabitation on principle: both of us had lived with exes in long-term relationships before. We simply… More »


Make It Stop: “My Roommate’s Girlfriend Is Disgusting!”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout’s honor.

First… More »


Make It Stop: “My Roommate Keeps Borrowing My Stuff Without Asking”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout’s honor.
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$800 Room For Rent In Brooklyn, Must Love Strong Opinions Syria

Lucca and I have been discussing a possible move to Brooklyn, but have been a little disappointed to discover that the rental market is not that much better than Manhattan. So when I saw this ad for a $800 room in a prime Williamsburg apartment, I was like, Hmm, maybe there are still deals to beMore »


A Winner Crowned! See Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever

The day has finally come! After a week of voting, you’ve crowned a winner in the “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?” tournament.

We saw lots of famous faces come and go—Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart, Aaryn Gries, Teresa Giudice and Kim Kardashian, to name a few— but at the… More »


Vote! FINALS: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

We’re down the to final two!

For the past week, we’ve been pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?”

We’ve said goodbye to Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart, Aaryn Gries, Teresa Giudice and Kim Kardashian, who’ve all proven to make… More »


Vote! Semi-Finals, Round 2: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

To commemorate Schooled Week on The Frisky, we’re pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?”

It’s time for round two of the semi-finals! In round one, Lindsay Lohan defeated Miley Cyrus, which means today’s winner will battle LiLo in the finals! Prior to… More »


Vote! Semi-Finals, Round 1: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

To commemorate Schooled Week on The Frisky, we’re pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?”

Yesterday, Aaryn Gries entered the ring with Teresa Giudice for our fourth superstar battle, following Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus on day one, Kristen Stewart and Lindsay LohanMore »


Vote! Face-Off No. 4: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

To commemorate Schooled Week on The Frisky, we’re pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?”

Yesterday, Farrah Abraham entered the ring with Kim Kardashian for our third superstar battle, following Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus on day one and Kristen Stewart and LindsayMore »


6 Types Of Roommates & How To Deal With Them

The truth is, even after filling out one of those unhelpful roommate questionnaires, you really have no idea what kind of person you’ll be sharing a tiny living space with your freshman year of college and whether or not they’ll end up ruining your life. A lucky few will end up with a roomie they… More »


Vote! Face-Off No. 3: Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?

To commemorate Schooled Week on The Frisky, we’re pitting celebrities against each other in the ultimate face-off: “Which Celeb Would Make The Worst Roommate Ever?”

Yesterday, Lindsay Lohan entered the ring with Kristen Stewart for our second superstar battle, following Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus on day one. After tons of votes flooded… More »


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