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    im unsure whether i will like living alone but with other students. you know like when you have a big sleepover and its alright for one night but you wouldnt wanna do it every night..you have to do 'group activities' like watching boring dvds youve already seen, sitting on someones bed or the floor. when, if you were at home you could just watch your favourite tv show or browze the internet in the comfort of your own home. im worried i wont feel as comfortble in halls then i would at home, like at home i can listen to my ipod in my room without worrying about someone knocking on my door, i can grab food out the kitchen anytime i like and cook anytime i like, without the kitchen being too busy or w/e, i can shower or bath and go to the toilet anytime i like rather without worrying about someone waiting while im in there! and also being cooped up in a room, which if you leave, you have to socialise with everyone

    and also, i can imagine their is much more pressure to socialise, because you worry if you dont join in, that everyone will just ***** about you because your not there. i like socialising and look forward to drink without having to worry about getting home alone and waking my mum, but at uni, you might feel like you have to socialise nearly all the time.

    im not a loner saying i dont wanna be social at all! i look forward to making new friends and partying but i also like being alone, but im not sure i will feel as comfortble as i would at home if ya ctach my drift
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    Nah, you can most definitely have time to yourself but at the same time, it's a bit of a lottery - it depends what kind of houesmates you get I suppose.

    Even if they are the overly sociable kind then I'm sure you'll have days when they're in more classes than yourself and you can chill out away from them.
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    yeh man i catch ya drift. Just the choice to do whatever you want is kinda limited because if you dont join in the time, you'll seem like a social outcast to people.

    'i just need a little me time'
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    well thats what i was thinking, and you know what girls are like, they always ***** about the person whos not there. but its not just that. you worry other people will become closer to each other if your not always there, and stop inviting you out..

    im looking forward to partying but things like watching dvds together and even tv or drinking all the time, can be boring
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    You'll get used to it. It isn't really that bad, especially if you have your own room and bathroom.

    I have never shared anything in my life before uni and I managed.
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    I lived with 10 girls and woah they were annoying sometimes, it was fun though!

    This year I'm living with only one guy cos I'm an only child, I like my space and peace and quiet plus I heard that 2nd year medicine in Glasgow is hell on earth
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    Ya, it does get some getting used to. And obviously your roommate doesn't have to knock so you never know when they'll walk in, which kind of sucks. Just make a sincere effort to get along with them, don't get annoyed by little stuff, and it'll be a lot easier. And you don't have to socialize all the time, but I highly suggest you take advantage of most opportunities since it will also make things easier with everyone in your hall.
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    "whats it like living with people" ...

    not the same as living with mice





    EDIT that deserves rep surely
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    It drives me crazy sometimes but it is worth it. It's an experience in life and learning to get along and tolerate people who may be total ***** is a valuable lesson. Plus next year I have chosen who I will live with so hopefully it will be alot more fun

    (Original post by milner001)
    "whats it like living with people" ...



    not the same as living with mice
    Haha, that was my first thought when i read the thread title!
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    Wouldn't know; I've lived alone my entire life.
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    also has anyone looked at the related threads first one is old people smell
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    (Original post by boredyay)
    well thats what i was thinking, and you know what girls are like, they always ***** about the person whos not there. but its not just that. you worry other people will become closer to each other if your not always there, and stop inviting you out..

    im looking forward to partying but things like watching dvds together and even tv or drinking all the time, can be boring
    I hate it to be honest, but you adjust. Its only a few years of your life. I'm a really tidy person, so its a constant irritation to have to share a kitchen and bathroom and so on with others. Also people are really noisy. Most people aren't that phased by it though, and they get used to it very quickly.
    Even though I find those things annoying it doesn't stop me from enjoying my life overall. Life is never perfect, some things will always be non-ideal.

    As for the social aspect. You really just have to live your own life and other people can take it or leave it. If people ***** about you, then there's not really any worthwhile friendship you'll be missing out on. At Uni you'll meet enough decent people who you genuinely get on with not to have to worry if there are people you don't really click with. Most people are decent enough to respect your space and not have issues if you say you need to sleep or work or whatever.
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    I enjoy it but then again i don't like sitting in my room by myself alot. If you'd rather not get involved in social things just make friends with people who live in another place and visit them every now and again. Also, you might be with people who are similar to you. I got on with my flatmates but none of us really hung around together, i mainly hung around with people from another flat.
 
 
 

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