I Had a Roommate From Hell

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 95 People

    My Freshman Year

    I was randomly paired with a girl at my university.  She was the complete opposite of me.  I'm a creative writing major, kinda sedentary, not a partier, not at all good-looking; she was majoring in medicine, a basketball player, a HARD partier, and fairly pretty. ...
    felinethespian felinethespian
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 8, 2008

    My roommate admits he is blowing glass in his

    bedroom of our apartment. Seriously!? In an apartment? We have 7 other apartments in our building. Should I tell the management? I'd love to hear some opinions. My momma says "Tell them!" What if he burns the place down, then we're both liable.
    maryjoreddick maryjoreddick
    36-40, F
    Jan 2, 2014

    Where Do I Begin?

    oh, i could honestly write a war and peace length novel about my psycho roommate from hell, who i lived with for one semester. yes, one semester, and i could seriously write volumes about her. i try to always give people a chance, give them the benefit of the doubt, but i can...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl
    22-25, F
    10 Responses Jul 8, 2008

    Lady From Hell

      For two years, me and my bestfriend shared an appartment with this flatmate from hell, a divorced lady in her late 40s, who worked as a financial manager (!) in Lisbon.  At first, I admired her self-confidence and maturity, and I was glad to have an adult flatmate. Well, it...
    MissNN MissNN
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 20, 2012

    Worst 6 Months Of My Life

    Warning: This is a long rant. I was living in a city quite far away from my home. In the middle of my sophomore year of university, i was living with another girl in an apartment. Our lease was ending, and she was planning to move in with her boyfriend. I looked to...
    thinkadink53 thinkadink53
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

    Not Worth The Cheap Rent!

    It was my final year of school and I was more than excited to finally be out of the dorms. I went with my best friend to sign a lease with one guy that was already living there and another that was just like us. We should have known something was up when we went into the house...
    nurse2b10 nurse2b10
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 13, 2010

    To Hell And Back

    It's ironic, I think, that of all the people I was forced to room with as freshman, I was planted in the same room as a girl so dyammetrically opposite of me.  How do I begin?  She was a fundamentalist christian.  My own religious views are too complex to explain...
    DrenchedOphelia DrenchedOphelia
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 8, 2009

    Like A Brick Wall.

    He is not a problem to live with. He keeps to himself, he pays his rent on time, and doesnt make a mess, but he knows how the world works, and what things should and shouldnt be done, and if you try to tall him otherwise, you are wrong. He refused to pay his share of the TV...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith
    26-30, M
    1 Response Dec 22, 2012

    Insanity. I have to Start my story by

    mentioning Im not the Perfect person either. Im Half introvert, Half Extrovert meaning, I need my alone time to charge my batteries, do sh**, play stay with my cat etc. It matters to me Well, it happens that I live with some individuals (all around age 21 22 some almost 19...
    Dorianpp85 Dorianpp85
    31-35, M
    Feb 15

    It May Never End - I Have An Adult Roommate From Hell

    I need someone to translate the following to a roommate.  When I have tried to explain these things, I get attitude, I get told 'I am having my morning coffee, I do not want to discuss these things NOW', I get told many things and all of them show me it will not get any better...
    CybeleMoG CybeleMoG
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Mar 19, 2012

    Roommate And Ex Behind My Back...and In My Face

    During sophomore year of college my roommate was a guy I met during a recruitment program and he lived in the same region I did. Things went pretty well the first semester. We got along well, played video games together, joked, etc... So midway through first semester I started...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 6, 2012

    Cabin Fever, Musk, And Trash Overflowing

    I began my freshman year of college as a naive, quiet teenager. I had gotten into a small liberal arts college, and I was excited to start taking classes and meeting people. I had chatted with my roommate prior to moving into the dorms. We had a lot of common interests, but we...
    whohasthebestcatsme whohasthebestcatsme
    22-25
    1 Response Apr 10, 2013

    I Guess There's No Such Thing As A Second Chance Here...

    My college roommate was terrible. She's the RA, you'd think she'd be understanding about most things, but boy was I wrong. First of all, she wouldn't compromise to anything. Which is strange because I feel like those are the first few things two people should do when they are...
    Crazymoon Crazymoon
    22-25, F
    Oct 4, 2012

    Mom Always Said, "watch Out For Those Gay Men."

    My mom always told me i needed to "watch out for those gay men, they're like a woman scorned, but worse." Not that i have any problem with gay men, my best friend is gay, but my mother always told me living with one i should be careful. I should have listened. i should also...
    velaniadocrai velaniadocrai
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2011

    Bad Lover Or Good Freeloader?

    He has lived with me for over 6 years (not counting the months he spent in jail.) I'm single, live in a big house in a nice neighborhood. I'm retired. He's half my age; we have a relationship, of sorts. He doesn't work much... when he does, he blows his paycheck within 48 hours...
    reptiles reptiles
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2010

    But Probably Not As Bad As the Others On Here

    So stupid me who has no life spent much of the end of my senior year on Facebook on the group that was made for people attending my college that fall. I met a girl on there who seemed similar to me and we met by chance at an Accepted Student's Day. When I sent my deposit in, I...
    dancer2011 dancer2011
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2008

    It Goes *in The Toilet*.

    (Caution: Possibly TMI) My roommate is, overall, a nice and accepting girl. But when she gets drunk, something goes wrong with her digestive system. I woke up to the smell of feces clouding through our apartment. I stepped outside the bedroom, and had an asthma attack. The smell...
    littlecoffeebean littlecoffeebean
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2012

    Worst 6 Months Of My Life

    Warning: This is a long rant. I was living in a city quite far away from my home. In the middle of my sophomore year of university, i was living with another girl in an apartment. Our lease was ending, and she was planning to move in with her boyfriend. I looked to...
    thinkadink53 thinkadink53
    22-25, F
    Dec 26, 2012

    Hellish Flatmate

    I have just escaped from a hellish flatmate. This guy leased a room to me as a sublet, and made me pay 2 months rent upfront for a 3 month contract. He agreed to me at the time that I could giv e one months notice to leave and also that he would take the last month's rent out of...
    potpickle potpickle
    36-40
    Dec 23, 2012

    First Semester of College

    I copied this from an e-mail to a friend back when I was still living with her. It's too horrible to type up again. The following is an example of what life with my roommate is like: *I was reading something crazy on my LiveJournal friends list. Upon reading this, I exclaimed...
    candlebeck candlebeck
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 19, 2009

    No Mold And Flies. Thank You.

    A couple of years ago I was working at an independent pharmacy where I became acquainted with a co worker. We were on good terms and for the most part she seemed okay. She would tell me sob stories about her relationship with her bf at the time and she would vent on about issues...
    UnderAppreciated1 UnderAppreciated1
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 11, 2012

    Finally Kicking Him Out

    This Friday I get to finally kick out my roommate.  He was a horrible roommate that just didn't get it.   He initially moved in with good intentions (like they all do).  Bragged about his "clean freak" abilities and responsibility.  After the first...
    Fade81 Fade81
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2009

    My roommate admits he is blowing glass in his

    bedroom of our apartment. Seriously!? In an apartment? We have 7 other apartments in our building. Should I tell the management? I'd love to hear some opinions. My momma says "Tell them!" What if he burns the place down, then we're both liable.
    maryjoreddick maryjoreddick
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2014

    She Sexiled Me, Took My Stuff, And Spread Malicious Rumors

    We shared a bedroom, and she got into a bad habit of kicking me out to have sex, even though her boyfriend had his own room. When she did it on finals night, I had to come in and kick them out. I was so furious that I couldn't sleep and had to take my math exam tired. I should...
    stphnmclrn46 stphnmclrn46
    22-25
    Aug 10, 2013

    My family has a Roommate

    that moved in last November. When he first moved in he didn't speak look our way or even offer so much as a friendly handshake.Finally he started opening up like a flower.One night he got drunk and started talking out of his head.He embarrassed himself and went back into his...
    Smiley881 Smiley881
    41-45, F
    Feb 24, 2014

    Is It Just Me?

    Sorry this is really, really long. I just had to get it out. So I met my current housemate as a colleague at work and we chatted occasionally before I left my previous house. She is in her early 50's so much older than me, divorced with 2 older kids and rents a two-bed house...
    Jan 20, 2013

    My Rommate From Hell/ Ended Living In A Triple With Two Sociopaths

    I had a pretty rough senior year in high school and was excited to move on to College. Over the summer I got my roommate assignment and we exchanged a series of emails, talking about bringing different appliances and such. We finally met during the fall term and we bonded pretty...
    Vespopo Vespopo
    18-21
    Nov 7, 2010

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