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I Had a Roommate From Hell

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    Awful Roommate

    When I was 18 and a freshman in college my first roommate was awful. We shared a mailbox and I was trying to be nice and picked up her mail along with mine to save her a trip to the mailbox. She then told everyone on our dorm floor that I was a thief and stole her mail. She...
    Lisad09 Lisad09 31-35 May 6, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Freshman Year In College

    My freshman year in college, I had an alcoholic for a roommate.  I don't mean he drank alot, he was truly an alcoholic.  He would wake up in the morning, reach under his bed, and pull out a bottle of tequila.  Every day, he would get smashed - beer, tequila, vodka...
    jasonk jasonk 41-45 May 10, 2008

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    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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    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 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2012

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    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

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    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 1 Response Jun 3, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 Apr 10, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    CloakedStranger CloakedStranger 22-25, M Jul 2

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    You need to watches that program on T.V. call a Date from Hell,, it a true story, young women get rape and kill and date site, they said their site is safe ,, it not, why risk your...
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    I wish I had more positive childhood memories with my mother growing up. She made many poor decisions throughout my lifetime and unfortunately we've never been very close. It's...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think when I was about nine or ten years old, I realized my mother was doing drugs. When you're a little kid, that is definitely a big deal, and with everything being shoved down...
    OldAbandoned10 OldAbandoned10 22-25, F Jun 30

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    many years ago,.... Steve and i had been married for 6 years and had moved from Jackson Ms. to Atlanta for a new job. We had moved in to a new house and a guy that Steve had worked...
    BettyLavender BettyLavender 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    I do not usually dream about people in public life and politics and has been very real, so I share it with you. The dream was inside a kind of official building that was occupied...
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    So I'm renting a room in an apartment with a good looking women who is my age and has a 4 year-old daughter who I enjoy playing with whether it be dolls or coloring or a simple...
    cb21 cb21 22-25, M Jul 8

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    The first year I lived with her, I noticed that she would get very angry with me and pretty much ignore me on days I was feeling really depressed. I felt this was okay because it...
    ep3547 ep3547 18-21, F Jun 22

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    Lack of common sense kills me.It seems to be everyone get their way on doing what a duck they want...with no consequences whatsoever.But there are consequences...their state of...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    She doesn't bathe often unless reminded, she does laundry like every other month, she doesn't clean up after herself. I constantly find glasses she's used for milk left on the...
    Sopro Sopro 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I've had a spike in these daydreams lately, and it was quite disconcerting when I stumbled upon what this was. Sure I daydream a lot, but when I lose a whole days to it, when my...
    MethodinMadness MethodinMadness 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I was diagnosed a few years back by a counselor i was seeing with Avoidant personality disorder. After years of struggling to keep and hold onto a job including two failed attempts...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    A whole year and a half and I've come so close today... what the hell is wrong with me? I just lost my positivity and everything I've worked hard to develop...
    appleof5 appleof5 16-17, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I had a couple hours of clarity yesterday. It felt good.i felt good. I have it good. I realized I had really gotten mixed up with a super dysfunctional woman. I knew I had ignored...
    mylove77 mylove77 36-40, M 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am a fairly positive person when it comes to letting my friends be themselves, but lately...I wonder what the hell is wrong with them. I am an open person but it seems like they...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid 36-40 13 hrs ago

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    I'm a 16 year old boy, who loves wearing thongs, one day my mate sister who is out of this world she wears thongs and I don't know what I was thinking but I snuck into her room and...
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    One time I had a night terror, and it all seemed so realistic. I was walking towards the kitchen and stopped at by the dining table because my friend Nicolle was sitting there so I...
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    It's been exactly one year, July 22nd, 2013. A year ago today, my YAMW and I drove off for 'lunch', but in fact, I took her to a nearby park, with a narrow sandy beach next to the...
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