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5 Fun Things About Living with Your Best Friend

Moving in has never been this exciting!

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Photography: Bea Marquez

With work and other tasks to deal with, it can be quite difficult to schedule a meet-up with friends. Sleepovers were replaced with hurried coffee dates and impromptu dinners. If you're planning to move into a condo unit, why not ask your best friend to share the space? I've recently moved in with three of my best friends and I've learned that it can be a fun and learning experience!

If you're seriously contemplating this move, here are five reasons that may just convince you:

Chores become enjoyable

Let's face it, doing household chores alone can be tiring and sad. What if you have someone who can help finish all these tasks? Living with a friend makes working on chores easier, plus, you can have your chikahan session while washing dishes or cleaning the home. Decluttering can be your new bonding activity!

Errands feel more exciting

Need extra supplies? Trouble with light bulbs? Trips to the supermarket and the hardware store aren't dull anymore since you have someone to consult and travel with. Of course, you now have someone who can shoulder half of the expenses, too!

There's joy in shared costs

Whether you're decorating or furnishing the space, the costs will be lighter if you have someone to share it with. Discuss the style that you want to achieve and make sure you agree on a compromise so you can achieve the vibe that you want.

Sharing has its perks

Need an outfit for an event? Forgot to buy food? Solve these problems with the help of your roommate. Always ask permission before using or going through their things and don't forget to return the favor.

Each day is an adventure

The best part about living with your best friend? The daily adventures! Whether it's watching movies until midnight or trying to replace a broken bulb, sharing a home with a friend is priceless!

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