Leaving dishes in the sink or leftover food out of the fridge (which invites flies), having to buy the dish soap every time, although it's her turn to, are signs of an annoying roomie. Recall the last time he/she had done the dishes without a vast (yet gentle!) reminders? And yes, hygiene? We better not go there.
They use your shoes, socks, and all other accessories, like the sibling you never had. Borrowing your clothes without asking, or easing into your room to check out your stuff, and being very frankly-friendly about it is not always welcome, right?
In fact, there is more to it. Many might have learned how NOT to share an apartment, either by observing others, or being a slob themselves.
You simply go back to your room and try to focus better with the ear plugs on, and grudgingly keep lying in bed, as you cannot go to his room to switch the noise off. Sad!
You start to think of how your house is more of an 'accommodation' than your own space. More so when your phone or laptop is pulled off charge just for a 'few minutes'.
This, despite you having your headphones on and working on the laptop. That is when you truly discover your patience levels.
Familiar? Or, you might have found your wet laundry stacked in a corner, because they had to wash and dry theirs first. And the microwave, which you just cleaned last night, is back with that excellent pasta-sauce-art. The list can go on and on.