Roommate Struggles From People Who Would Rather Live Alone

If you’re old enough to have survived your college years, and you’re not related to Bill Gates, you’ve most probably encountered one or two roommates in your life. Maybe you were lucky and yours were easy to cohabitate with, but the majority of roommate stories are far from that. They range from funny to gruesome to plain weird. Here are 5 of them!

Hairy Soap

Roommate Problems From People Who Would Rather Live Alone

Imagine having your beloved soap covered in someone else’s body hair? Well, that’s happened to not one or two unfortunate people, so beware of unwanted hair from your roommate finding its way to your soaps and cosmetics.

Translucent Toilet Paper

Roommate Problems From People Who Would Rather Live Alone

It’s true that living together with someone often means you can’t afford to live on your own. You will, therefore, want to keep things budget-friendly, but does that really mean your roommate should be buying 1-ply toilet paper? You might as well go for no toilet paper altogether.

Ridiculous Roll Placement

Roommate Problems From People Who Would Rather Live Alone

Speaking of toilet paper, have you seen such atrocious and incorrect roll placements? Toilet paper positioning is a fairly straightforward process, but apparently some roommates have a hard time getting it right.

Flooded Carpet

Roommate Problems From People Who Would Rather Live Alone

Defrosting food can happen in so many ways, and some of them apparently involve leaving items on the floor so the carpet can soak it all in. If you have an inconsiderate roommate, it’s probably a good idea to make a quick carpet use quiz. You know, just to make sure they won’t do it, too.

Dirty Dishes — Every Roommate’s “Favorite”

Roommate Problems From People Who Would Rather Live Alone

Not many people are crazy about washing dishes, but we all need to do it. Sharing an apartment with someone probably means you don’t have the money to buy a dishwasher, and living with a lousy roommate can leave you with piles and piles of unsightly, dirty dishes. Ouch!