Beginner’s Guide: How to Live Harmoniously with your Housemates

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Hands up if you are one of those people who live with their friends, and/or relatives! Exciting and fun, isn’t it? Well, when you live together with someone else in one house in Amaia land Lipa, there will always be fun in it. You can talk and make a special bond with them, and/or even share things with them. Of course, it is your housemate; you definitely want to make friends with them.

However, living with other people in one house may not be as easy as you may think. There are even some of you here don’t want to live with other people. Of course, there are also certain things that you need to do and/or follow for you to live with them harmoniously.

If you are one of those people who are first timers in living with other people in just one house, then here are some tips for you to be guided on how and what not to do when you are living with other people. Well, it is also for your own good. So, might as well apply this on your own.

1. Don’t expect to be friends with everyone

If you are first timer living with other people, and you don’t know anyone yet, it is best for you to make friends first. Of course, that is the first thing that you would want to do when you move into the house. However, even if you already made friends, you should not expect that all of your housemate will definitely be your close friends.

Some of them might not be as friendly as you may think. That is why, you need to be careful in everything that you choose, especially when choosing the right friends for you to trust. Also, you have to be careful with friends you get along with. Make friends with the housemates you like and do your best to be kind to the ones you don’t.

2. Clean up after yourself, and occasionally after other people too

Of course this, if you don’t want to be the subject of the gossip in your house, then you should be clean enough in everything you do. When you use the kitchen, you have to make sure that the table that you used will not be that messy. You have to make sure that there will be no crumbs and grease left after eating.

Also, if you think that the kitchen is not that clean when someone and/or other people used it and forgot to clean it, then you might as well clean it yourself for as not to live in a house that is not clean. You also have to be considerate with other people living with you.

3. Be aware that everyone can hear you

Gossiping inside the house is definitely a no-no. You always have to remember that you are not living alone, there are also other people living with you that can hear you. Especially when you make an important call, you definitely have to make sure that it will definitely be between you and the caller. There might be information that you don’t want to share with other people.

Also, making your voice low when talking with other people is a must, especially at night time, you definitely don’t want to disturb their sleep. You also have to be considerate in everything you say to them. Think before you talk for as not to hurt their feelings.

4. Respect the difference between public and personal items

Sharing things with your housemate is definitely unavoidable. Of course, there are certain things that you really need that you don’t have yet your housemate have, then that is the time for you to borrow. However, you also have to remember that that particular thing is not yours and you need to be careful in using it. Moreover, do not abuse their kindness.

When borrowing, don’t forget to say thank you after using that particular thing. With that, they will definitely want to let you borrow again since they know that you know how to take good care with it.

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