If hunting for a roommate has left you waking up in the middle of the night from Craigslist-induced nightmares, you're not alone.
Thankfully, the creation of several apps and websites can help you find the perfect — or at least close enough — roommate.
After all, if you can find romantic partners on a smartphone app, why not try to find a roommate through one too?
Now more than ever before, more people aged 25 to 34 years are living with roommates rather than alone — at a rate of 7.4%, But as most people have learned the hard way, you can't just shack up with anybody.
It creates an atmosphere of false intimacy and expectations.
Make separate spaces in the fridge and cupboards for groceries.
Diggz is another New York-based roommate-finding site that uses an algorithm to match you with 10 people who fit your inputted criteria.
Sure, it’s considerate to let them know that you are dating, but don’t go into detail.I SEARCHED FOR SOMEONE IN THE ONLINE DIRECTORY, BUT WAS NOT ABLE TO FIND MUCH INFORMATION.AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE, IT SAID THIS: "NORTHWESTERN STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF: USE THE AUTHENTICATED WEB PAGE TO GAIN FULL ACCESS TO DIRECTORY INFORMATION FROM OFF CAMPUS.” NOW WHAT DO I DO?Don’t ask questions you would rather not want the answer to!If you are being picked up for a date, meet them beyond the front door. Treat the bathroom as if you are living with a stranger, make sure you lock the door so as not to accidentally walk in on them.