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These 27 Roommate Horror Stories Will Make You Want To Live Alone Forever

If you’re broke, in college, or trying to pinch some pennies in the big city, roommates are an inevitable part of life.

In a perfect world, your roommate is clean, responsible, always pays the rent on time, and will watch Law & Order: SVU marathons with you in the living room. Sounds pretty ideal, right?

But alas, we do not live in a perfect world, and your roommate most likely smells, never does the dishes, has annoyingly loud sex in the room right next to you, and drunkenly pisses everywhere — including your bed.

I thought having a roomie that ate my leftover Chinese food was bad, but these roommate horror stories prove that sometimes cohabitation is far worse than you could have ever imagined:

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Written by Laura McNairy

Laura is a freelance writer for TFLN. She likes to write about what she knows best — dating, sex, and being awkward, but usually in the opposite order. She is the Assistant Editor and videographer for Peach Fuzz, a sex-positive nudie magazine in ATX.