The deepest crises experienced by any society are those moments of change when the story becomes inadequate for meeting the survival demands of a present situation. ~ Thomas BerryRead more
Many people have a hard time thinking about sharing housing. The idea of making a change in the way they live is difficult and easily rejected. When a person considers sharing housing, a whole range of objections quickly surface.
"I can't imagine living with a stranger(s)."
" I don't want to lose my privacy."
"I'm too sloppy."
""I'm too neat."
"I don't like loud music."
"I'm too set in my ways."
"What if it doesn't work out?"
"No one could live with me."
If you are considering sharing housing and are hesitant, the best thing to do is to go through the Shared Housing portion of the site. Once you understand the process of finding and keeping good Home-Mates, you will see that you can manage most of the particular concerns about sharing housing that you have.