Having roommates can be tense and ugly. Believe me, I’ve had some absolutely horrible roommate experiences. From my first roommate who fought me tooth and nail to keep the room at a sweltering 101 degrees to another who frequently entertained male guests in the bed next to me- I’ve experienced it all.
Actually, it wasn’t until recently I’ve had reasonable roommates, but man-oh-man do I have some stories.
Once, when I was living in the dorms, I walked into my room to find my devil-spawn darling roommate clothed only in a robe. She was perched awkwardly on her bed with a pair of tweezers in her hand. Upon my arrival she turned away from me, towards the open window, and pulled down the top of her robe.
I was shocked. “What are you doing?” I honestly had no idea.
“I’m, like, plucking my nipple hair. Duh. What did you, like, think I was doing?”
Um- yeah. That really happened. To this day, I don’t understand why someone would do such a thing in public. Believe me, this girl had no couth. At all.
Another time, the same girl came rushing into the room and threw her laptop down in front of me. “OMG, you have to watch this!” She began laughing hysterically as I looked to her computer. There on her laptop was my roommate and her boyfriend in their very own sex tape.
I was absolutely horrified and quickly slammed the lid down; of course, the sound continued as I angrily begin to scream: “Why do you think I would want to watch that? You’re so disgusting!”
Obviously, our relationship didn’t last much longer. She was hands down the worst roommate I have ever had and I haven’t once missed living with her. Looking back on it, I want to say that the experience taught me something… but I honestly can’t really think of one good thing she exposed me too. Honestly, she probably corrupted me more than anything else.
Now it’s your turn. Dish. What is one roommate experience you wish you could have avoided?