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18 Perks of Having a Roommate Who's Your Best Friend

Some people say living with your best friend can be risky, but we say do it! Because when your BFF becomes your roommate, magic happens.

When you live with your best friend suddenly apartment life becomes magical. Between the unforgettable nights and the adventures of adulting, your bond only becomes stronger. But that's not the only benefit of having her as your roommate. Read on to discover all the perks. Trust us, by the end of it you'll be ready to sign that lease.

1. Your closet doubles if you wear the same size.
Hello, unlimited options! This also goes for doubling shoes if you're the same foot size, and sharing accessories at any size!

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2. No need to write your name on your groceries.
She's just going to eat them anyway.

3. And on that note, what's yours is hers and vice-versa.
Not just food. Clothes, hair products, makeup... Sharing is caring!

4. She doesn't let you leave without looking your best.
If that new lipstick doesn't work or that jacket just doesn't match, she'll tell you. Tough love, baby.


5. Cooking is more fun.
Actually every chore is more fun.

6. Party planning becomes so simple.
No worries on who to invite, you each love the other's friends.

7. Every night is like a sleepover.
And it always feel's like girl's night in!

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8. With her around you don't feel the need for a boyfriend.
They'd feel like a third wheel anyway.

9. Besides, everyone thinks you two are in a relationship.
...and you can't really argue, all things considered.

10. It's basically drama-free.
Except when one of you leaves dirty dishes everywhere.

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11. You always have a friend around.
Rough day at work, need to vent or just need a cuddle sesh? She's right there.

12. You get to know each other on a whole new level.
Holding hair while she pukes is one thing, but sharing a bathroom is a whole new level of intimacy.

13. The no pants policy totally works.
No awkwardness, just good ole' pants-less joy.

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14. Late night drunk talks on your kitchen floor happen.
And they are glorious—especially when food is involved.

15. She's always down to stay in with you.
"Wanna go out?" "Not really." "Netflix?" "Netflix."

16. Speaking of Netflix, you have a ritual binging partner.
...and God help either one of you if you watch your sacred shows alone.

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17. You never wonder when you are going to see her next.
No stressful texts to make plans here!

18. You form an even stronger bond.
You knew you were BFF's, but after living together you're definitely more like soul mates. She's your person.

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Alyssa K. Priebe

Alyssa is an Iowa native who's always loved fashion and found a passion for journalism while studying at Iowa State University. When she's not writing for More, you can find her watching Disney movies, crafting, and snapping adorable pics of her cats, Rory and Widget.

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