I had three years to settle into My Way before my then-fiance moved into my house. And we learned I'm not very good at sharing my space. After a very tense month of Mo walking on eggshells and me taking the brunt of the housework, I realized something needed to give… and that thing was me.
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"Homeowner", "renter" or "squatter" – whatever the label, these occupants take the Offbeat wherever they go.
Oh lord, I hope my father never reads this post, or else he'll find out that he gave my husband one of our favorite "marital aids" without even knowing it.
Mamacita, her husband, and baby girl share a house with two roommates. What's it like?
It's a little sad to move out of an apartment realizing that you never learned the names of your neighbors. What schemes can we concoct to make the neighborhood friendlier?
When we set up the bed, I realized I was terrified. The mattress was SO WHITE, and I desperately wanted it to stay that way. Ten years of sleeping on mattresses stained with other people's bodily fluids had done me in. I became obsessed with keeping the mattress clean…
SO MANY COUPLES (or roommates, or families) have the deadly combo of packrat + neat freak. When your organizational styles clash, what can you do to ease the tension?
Loads of us are shacking up with in-laws to save money, but it's not always easy to feel good about being in the 'rents house. Luckily, Offbeat Bride's Community Manager Ang has a WEALTH of ideas on bringing your style to a prohibitive cohabitation situation.