11 things you'll relate to if you've ever lived in a flat share

How many have you experienced?

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With the current state of house prices, many people in their twenties and thirties are completely , and rather than staying put with parents, they take their independent spirit and move into a rental flat or house share.

But even if you're now on the , many of us have at some point experienced the highs and lows of living with flatmates. If you've ever lived in a flat or house share, see how many of the following you can relate to…

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1. Your food somehow becomes communal

You may have gone out to buy your favourite sliced ham, a rather indulgent wedge of Brie and a family-sized box of Jaffa Cakes, but you know that if you leave them in your shared kitchen it will be at your peril. In a flat share, vanishes or gets half-eaten, but the most annoying part is no one owns up to the food thievery.

2. Everyone holds off for as long as possible to buy the toilet roll

Dodging buying the loo roll is a very tactical game within a flat share, whereby each flatmate will hold off for as long as possible to . This normally ends up with one person buying it more than everyone else, much to their frustration.

Empty toilet roll on pink wall
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3. Someone always forgets their keys

There's alway that one flatmate who forgets their keys, either leaving them at home, or at work. But whatever the circumstance, they badger everyone in the flat via text and to find out who can let them in.

4. One person always does most of the cleaning

Even though it was agreed at the start of the tenancy that you would all pull your weight when it came to the flat or house, without a shadow of a doubt, there is always one person who does most of the work. This person wants to live in a environment so they get too impatient waiting for the others to lift a finger.

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5. And one flatmate NEVER does any

This person infuriates everyone else in the home. They always seem to find excuses not to do the cleaning and tidying, and are always safely nestled away in their bedroom when the vacuum or polish comes out.

6. Bills and rent always need reminders

Whether it's all of your housemates or a certain disorganised one, you need to constantly remind them to transfer the money if the or rent is in your name.

7. The kitchen bin is in a constant state of overflow

When you thought nothing else could possibly fit in that jam-packed bin, the rubbish just keeps piling higher and higher. Mainly down to laziness, and just like the recurring toilet roll situation, your flatmates put off changing the and will just keep stacking the rubbish until total overflow has occurred. Then – and only then – will it be changed.

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8. You get annoyed if someone uses your cupboard space

You know you're living in a communal home but that doesn't mean everything has to be shared. You have your own cupboard space, and so when someone tries to invade your , nothing infuriates you more.

9. Everyone wants to use the kitchen at the same time

One of the realities of sharing a home is that at key points of the day the becomes the busiest room in the house. Everyone seems to want to at the same time, getting in each other's way.

Flatmates in kitchen
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10. The door slammer is the bane of your life

Whether you're trying to have a lie in or , that door slamming flatmate you have really grinds your gears!

11. But you still have a great time

That all being said, you still have fun, love living independently, and gain a wealth of funny and sometimes gross stories to tell from your flat sharing experience.

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