When I first started living on my own in Southern California, I. was. broke.
I didn’t have a car, I was skinny because I didn’t have a lot of money for food, and – unlike a lot of my friends – I didn’t have the privilege of just hitting up my parents for cash. They were also broke, so they needed money to survive too.
So, to lower my expenses, I lived with roommates.
And, for most of my adult life, I have shared a room with at least one other person. And, at a couple points in my life, I even shared a 2-bedroom apartment with 4 other people. (Don’t ask me how.)
Now, if you’re like me and you live in an area with a high cost of living, chances are, you’re going to have to live with a roommate. But, believe it or not, living with a roommate can be an awesome experience. It just requires a little extra work upfront to make sure you’re all on the same page.
So, with this in mind, here are my four tips for living with roommates…
So, today I wanted to talk to you all about something a little bit different and that is the subject of marriage. Or, specifically five reasons to get married that have absolutely nothing to do with love.
Now, just as a quick disclaimer here: I’m definitely not advocating that you shouldn’t love your husband or your wife. It is veryimportant that you love and care for your partner.
But, love should not be your sole basis for getting married.