And, yeah, most roommate situations have been pretty standard: parents and siblings, that bro in college who ate all your Hot Pockets or the neat freak with the passive-aggressive Post-Its. Will murder you in your sleep? Probably not.
I work full-time. Like to keep active on my days of gym, walks, hiking, riding and spending time at the beach. Also enjoys to glass of wine on my down time.
I've lived through some dark, depressing times in my life — unemployment, parental divorce, the cancellation of Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23 —but none of them can hold a candle to my time trying to find a New York City apartment on Craigslist. I don't know what apartment-hunting is like in other cities, but in New York, it's a blood sport — a pursuit full of anxiety, confusion, and rushed apartment viewings, often conducted by sleazy brokers trying to pass off an empty utility closet with a drain in the floor as a "junior one bedroom. But out of all the real estate horrors that Craigslist or New York City offer, there might be none quite so dark as the roommate listing.
We've all been there. Maybe they ate your food, took your clothes, or were so dirty your apartment began to resemble a landfill. Whatever the case may be, horrible roommates are just bad.
I knew how awkward my request was. And our living arrangement was a bit unique. I learned through time that if one wants something one has to ask for it.
This one does, according to a Craigslist "naked roommate wanted" ad first highlighted by Curbed D. But it comes with conditions. That involve not just nudity, but some touching.
Below browse Calgary roommate wanted listings posted by those who are gay or gay-positive. Click through on the listing to view full details. Don't forget to also check Roomster for more roommate listings!