Guys, would you ever consider dating your female roommate?

If you had a really good connection with your roommate/best friend, would you try to start dating her? (not just hooking up)
Or would you wait a couple of months until you don't live together anymore.
Why would or wouldn't you, and how would you bring it up if you did consider it?


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  • In short and from my own experience, no.

    I've had female roommates twice, and both times I had or developed feelings for one of them. The first was a long time crush that I had always liked, but decided to wait until after we moved out to ask her out. She ended up saying no, and while we've been able to remain friends, it saved a lot of awkwardness going through it after we were no longer roommates.

    The second was in a long-distance relationship that everyone knew was falling apart. We had gotten flirty with each other, which culminated in us sleeping together cuddling on our couch one night. I knew I probably could have, but didn't want to get in the middle of an existing relationship, so I didn't pursue anything further.

    So yeah, from my experience, waiting until you're not roommates has been preferable from my point of view.

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What Guys Said 8

  • I never had a female roommate. I don't see any reason why I wouldn't. There could be negatives I just don't see, but at least you already know you can stand living with the person, which is more than you can say for most people you start dating.

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  • Ya if attracted to her, my type, etc.
    I've never really had a female roommate tho

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  • I did - sort of. We had a secret affair to 2.5 weeks. It was fantastic.

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    • i'd do it. i feel like most breakups happen for the dumbest reasons. i'm pretty low key and laid back so unless 1 of does something really bad, i'd be down

  • if i was single and actually had a female room mate and we clicked yes i would consider it

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  • No because it would be too much of an issue if it ended badly and we still had to live together

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  • I would do it.

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  • Oh yeah

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What Girls Said 1

  • If she was pretty they would.

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