Getting called a “leech” is definitely never fun…
Especially when it’s your own roommate saying that to you…
But did this woman deserve the insult because she’s acting like an a**hole?
Check out what she had to say in the story below and see what you think.
AITA? My roommate called me a leech.
“I used to work a really stressful job with hard hours and terrible coworkers. I was also supplementing my income by renting out the third bedroom in my house. The other spare was a guest room/storage. She paid/pays me 700 every month and we used to split the utilities in half.
Things got really bad at work, and I wanted to leave. I decided to clean out the guest room and rent it out. I told my roommate, and she was unhappy, because she didn’t want to share a bathroom. I pointed out her share of the utilities would go down, but she didn’t really care about that. Anyway, I rented out the room. Not long after I quit my job.
Anyway, my mortgage is 1500 a month, so right now I’m paying about $100 a month plus the rent from both girls and living off of my savings while I look for a job. My roommate noticed I’m not going into work anymore. I told her I left that job and am looking for a new one.
She said “so now you’re a professional homeowner, basically?” I disagreed with that assessment. She said I’m leeching off of her and the other girl because I don’t want to work.
I do want to work. It’s just that I need to find a new job, and since people need cheap places to stay, renting out these rooms allows me to keep paying my mortgage while I look. My roommate says I’m taking advantage of her, but she chose to move in here.
I don’t consider myself to be a leech, but she thinks I’m a selfish a**hole. Am I?”
Here’s what Reddit users said about this.
One person said she’s NTA and that this person is living in HER house.
Another Reddit user said the tenant’s behavior is disrespectful.
And this individual said they do think she’s an a**hole because she jacked up the rent.
What do you think?
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