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17 Things You'll Only Understand If You Live With Your Best Friends

Staying in > going out.

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1. Staying in can be more fun than going out.

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And when you're busy and you don't do it for a while, you really miss it.

2. Sometimes you'll accidentally stay up until 1am just talking.

Even though you have shit to do tomorrow, and you can't even really remember what you've been talking about.
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Even though you have shit to do tomorrow, and you can't even really remember what you've been talking about.

3. And errands can actually become fun too.

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You're not sure why, but suddenly the hardware store is the funniest place you've ever been.

4. Your wardrobe miraculously doubles in size.

Some items just seem to migrate across the hallway all by themselves.
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Some items just seem to migrate across the hallway all by themselves.

5. You have someone to moan to as soon as you get in from work.

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Pretty soon you all know everyone's work enemies by name, and you'll start hating them too even if you've never met them.

6. You know literally everything about your housemates, from how they like their tea, to when they like to go to the bathroom for a long time with their phone.

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7. When you eventually decide to go out, you always have someone to get drunk with before you leave.

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8. You never have to turn up to a party alone.

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In fact the journey there might be the best bit.

9. And when the party sucks you'll have someone to ditch it to eat drunk food with.

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10. But the best bit is having someone who will actually care for you when you're hungover.

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True friends will go and get you a milkshake when you can't move, and you'd do the same for them.

11. You always have someone there when you just need an emergency spoon.

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12. Wearing clothes and showering are completely optional if you're not gonna leave the house.

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13. You never have to have catch-ups with your housemates, because they tell you stuff as soon as it happens.

Or you'll accidentally witness ~stuff~ happening.
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Or you'll accidentally witness ~stuff~ happening.

14. When something breaks in your house you'll all figure out how to make it kind of work together.

Or you'll draw straws for who will call the landlord.
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Or you'll draw straws for who will call the landlord.

15. You never have to be passive aggressive, you can skip to just being aggressive.

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Because you can shout at them for not washing up and know that they won't hate you for it.

16. Unless it's a single serving dessert, all food is basically communal.

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Not even best friends would steal a lone chocolate mousse.

17. And you know they'll always be there when you really need them.

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