I tried it.
I'll keep it brief, but apart from the fact I could actually afford rent and whatnot, my issues were:
*Other people telling you how to raise your kid (even though they're not parents)
*Other people trying to raise your child even though you're right there
*Other people complaining about things your kid does
*Them doing things around your child that you're not really comfortable with
*Them bringing friends over... that you don't know... and you not knowing if they're safe people to have around your kids
*Them deciding to be young and carefree. It's a bit annoying when your child has a bedtime, you don't want drunk fools around your kid, etc. Even making house rules prior to moving in didn't really mean anything once we actually moved in. These were long-term friends prior to moving in together.
*Them doing "bad" things to your kid (not like, criminal or dangerous bad, just bad habits bad) for their own amusement... because it's fun.
That's how I found it anyway. I couldn't handle it. Maybe it would be okay to do with another single mother who is pretty laid-back in her opinion about parenting... but I mean, I don't think it's very easy otherwise.
Cmf i think it's a huge difference when you're not serial house sharers, and especially when you haven't shared with those people before
Spent from my dome. Excuse autocorrect
Haha yeah before I found out I was preg I was so keen to leave this place and not share anymore, but the problem people are moving out of this house and I don't particularly want to leave anyway so I think things have worked out pretty well in my case.
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