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How To Deal When Roommates And Their Partners Stage A Home Invasion

Having a roommate can be a godsend if you want to live in an expensive city. But a roommate can also be a major annoyance in your life, especially if she or he has a habit of bringing home late night lovers or giving their partners all-access passes to your apartment. Headphones and an easy-going attitude can only get you so far. Luckily, there are ways to avoid roommate wars and uncomfortable confrontations. Here are a few things you can do to give yourself some peace of mind and some peace in your apartment. Keep reading »

Dear Wendy: Our Roommate’s Wrecking Our Relationship

My boyfriend and I currently rent the downstairs portion of his sisters house and she’s CRAZY so we’re wanting to move out. We had this proposition to move in with some friends of ours and I really don’t want to but he REALLY does. I don’t think it’s realistic for us to be living with other people and we need to start our independence as a couple but he’s excited because he’ll have friends around all the time and having friends is something that is really important to him and the rent would be cheaper for us. There are many pros to moving out with the friends but there are and equal amount of cons (if not more). How do I get him to see my side? – Two’s Enough

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Why Do Good Friends Make Crappy Roommates?

Jimmy Fallon once joked about how choosing a friend as a roommate is never awesome:

“It doesn’t work out. You will fight each other––they have to much dirt on you. They’ll crush you in an argument for no reason. Like you’ll just say ‘Hey man the dishes have been in the sink for like two weeks and they’re your dishes. Are you gonna clean them or what?’ And they’ll say, ‘Yeah, remember when you had crabs in the sixth grade?’”

In the last month, I’ve learned that Fallon was so right. Keep reading »

Worst Roomates Ever

When I showed up for my freshman year of college, my roommate was a no-show. Since then, I have had one waking nightmare after another — the one who brushed her teeth so hard, she passed out in the bathroom and conked her head on the sink; the one who drank a case of beer every night; the one who paid $250 in rent while charging me $900; the one who accused me of stealing his $100 guitar when I had three guitars worth fifty times that. Needless to say, I now pay out my ear to live alone and it’s worth every single penny. Keep reading »

Quickies!: A Woman Sues Her Ex Over Cancelled Wedding…And Wins!

  • A woman sued her ex for canceling their wedding and was awarded $150,000. [Tango]
  • According to the Durex Global Sex Surveys, only 32 percent of women always climax during sex. [Daily Bedpost]
  • Take a look at these boho-chic summer fashions inspired by Mamma Mia. [Shine.yahoo]
  • If you ditch your morning latte, you could become a millionaire. [Savvy Miss]
  • Finding a new roommate can be as awkwardly exciting as a first date. [Twenty-Something Tales]
  • New York from Flavor Of Love and I Love New York is taking her spectacle to Hollywood. Here are five reasons to be excited about her return. [College Candy]
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    Crave: Sharpies, A Simple Heart Ring, And A Poster With An Important Reminder

  • If you need a gift for the person who has everything, personalize a Sharpie. Dirty words aren’t permitted, but we know you’ll find a way around that restriction. [MySharpie.com]
  • You can barely tell that this ring has a heart hidden on it–perfect for a secret lover. [DesignBoom]
  • Getting involved with a roommate usually creates an icky, awkward mess. Though, I have a friend who is now dating her former roommate–they’re still roommates, actually. But if you’re not that lucky and have trouble remembering to stay away from your good-looking roommate who never does the dishes, this poster might help you remember. [Advice To Sink In Slowly via Core77]
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