How can I be sure to get along with my military housing roommates?

Photo of Lighthouse at Fleming Island

Getting along with your roommates can be absolutely vital to your happiness with your living experience in your military housing in Jacksonville. Whether you are best friends or strangers there a few simple tips everyone can follow to make your living experience in military housing with roommates fulfilling and happy. It is of course impossible to avoid all disagreements with your roommates in military housing but there are quite a few steps you can follow to avoid any larger arguments. Arguments with roommates can quickly escalate if not brought to attention and controlled. Some people end up breaking their lease early and end up owing a decent amount of money in penalties for breaking your lease early. To avoid all the drama all you need to do is follow a few simple steps.

Upon moving into your military housing in Jacksonville you and your roommates need to individually create lists of rules that you would like to be enforced in your home. Some rules may include doing dishes after each meal, no smoking, no loud music on school/work nights, and other various things. Once you've each made a list sit down with each other and be prepared to compromise. Don't see your list of rules as definite until all of you have discussed them and edited the rule together in your military housing.

One of the most important things you must always keep in mind when living with roommates in your military housing is to keep an open dialogue running. Don't be afraid to speak your mind in a calm, and relaxed manner; and make sure they know they can do the same with you. Keeping a dialogue open like this with your roommate can help to prevent arguments before they even start and in addition keep them from escalating.

Keeping your personal space private can greatly contribute to the overall happiness between you and your roommates in your military housing. Places like your bedroom are great for times you need to be by yourself, and taking time away from your roommates can be necessary at times. Even just being around your roommates constantly can lead to you getting annoyed with each other and wanting to crawl down each other's throats. To avoid this, spend some quiet time in your room each day either studying, working, watching Netflix, or just relaxing. This can greatly ease tension between you and your roommates in military housing.

Military housing in Jacksonville can be the perfect place to grow and spend time with your roommates. If you're already friends you can take the opportunity to solidify and grow your bonds of friendship stronger. If you're strangers you can take the opportunity to grow and become friends quickly and smoothly in your military housing.

These are the opinions of writers and not the opinions of RentJax.com or any of our advertising partners.