living alone

People Break Down Their 'Pro Tips' For Living Alone
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I don't miss roommates—living alone was one of the best moves I've ever made. It wasn't easy but I made it work.

And I had a lot to learn!

When you don't live on your own, you aren't entirely responsible for the upkeep of your place. You share the responsibility of, let's say, cleaning the bathroom or the kitchen.

When you live alone, that's all on you. And it can get away from you very easily. I quickly learned how annoying it was to clean my apartment (and it's a studio!) when I didn't stay on top of basic maintenance.

Nowadays? It's spotless and everything has its place.

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