Would you be comfortable having an opposite-sex housemate?

Separate rooms, equal responsibility for rent and household chores, and general respect for privacy, sleeping hours, and bathroom time use. Basics for any housemate.

Would them being the opposite sex make you uncomfortable though? Even if they never flirt or make suggestive comments about you, and even let you set the expectation for modesty in the house (you can dress how you're comfortable and they won't dress any more revealing than that)?

Would you be comfortable having an opposite-sex housemate?

Would it make a difference if they have a partner (long distance or some other reason they don't live together), or if they are gay so couldn't even be attracted to you, or are even just very masculine/feminine and have a lot of interests and behaviors typical for your sex?

I would be comfortable with ANY GOOD opposite-sex housemate
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I would be comfortable with CERTAIN GOOD opposite-sex housemates
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I would NOT be comfortable with ANY opposite-sex housemate
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Follow-up question for those who said you would ONLY live with a woman you're related to or have sex with: do you just not like having housemates in general, or is there something about specifically women that you don't like which makes you only willing to live with one if they're related to you or in a relationship with you?
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  • To be frank and completely honest with you as a man i much prefer the opposite sex for a roommate! Not sure if this is just in merica! but every guy roommate i have had in my entire life have been complete slobs especially in the bathroom and this shit (pun not intended lol) is disgusting! So yea i much prefer having female roommates!

    Also i need more answers to my question please! 🥰 Girls, whats your opinion about endowed men going commando or not wearing any underwear?

    • Lesson learned early in life , no woman makes a good housemate with a man

  • 1- no girl in a relationship should share a house with another guy, this alone can be considered cheating
    2-why would i wanna live with a woman who is neither my relative or i bang?
    3-a lesbian housemate? my expectations of a 3some rising
    in general, i absolutly don't wanna live with a girl who i don't share blood or bed.

    • It would be cheating if their partner wasn't okay with it (or they even suspected their partner wouldn't be okay with it). If they talked about it and both parties with cool with it though, then it could in no way be considered cheating.

    • yes, it would be the guy is a cuck thing.

    • How is it a cuck thing?

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  • nope I won't

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  • I've done it more than once. It's not a big deal. We didn't share bathrooms though. But if we did I don't think that would have been a big deal either.

  • Women make bad housemates

    1. she's sexually active? Tough luck hope you enjoy watching her rake up numbers infront of you, that's one department you can't compete with

    2. Talk Talk Talk !!! women start to warm up to you as a fellow housemate (safe to indulge in mindless banter ) you will have juicy gossip or sensitive info about a lot of people worse if you indulge, your name and credibility gets a downgrade

    3. you have a girlfriend/hooker visit? Tough luck again your dirty laundry will be exposed , worse case scenario if she catches feelings for you , she will obliterate other women from coming to see you (trust me I know)

    I can go on and on

    Conclusion : NOT A VERY BRIGHT IDEA FOR A MAN

  • I had no issues with having same-sex and opposite-sex housemates. In fact I've experienced both and although females are somewhat cleaner there is pro and cons with both sexes.

    If we take it up a notch and ask would I be OK sharing a bed (nothing sexual), the answer is still yes, and I've done with both.

  • I’d be fine with even sharing a bed as long as they’re not ugly or have ulterior motives


    Spoken as somebody who’s never dealt with this before, if I experienced it might have new issues I’d probably actually complain about then

    • Why would it make a difference if she's ugly? Or are you just uncomfortable being near ugly people in general

    • Sharing a bed sounds more than just roommates!!! I would be up (in more ways than one) for that!

    • It wouldn’t matter if she’s ugly. It’s if she has ulterior motives and she ugly I’d be creeped out.

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  • Maybe.

    If I were single. That is disrespectful and a bad boundary to do that while having a partner.

    I never would have dated any woman who had male roommates.

  • When I was living alone sure. Now no I have a wife she is my opposite sex housemate technically.

  • Yeah, I've had several before.

  • Could be comfortable with opposite sex housemate.

  • It would work for me.

  • It happened. She ended up wanting to sleep with me. That also happened although I knew it was a bad idea.

    • Yeah that's a fast way to complicate things. Maybe a woman in a relationship or gay would be more comfortable if it happened again in the future.

  • No, I would rather not.

  • If she isn't a relative or having sex with me she doesn't get to live with me.

    • In response to your update: if I live with a woman and someone breaks into the house, she is going to immediately hide behind me and expect me to protect her. I am not willing to do that for women I am not sleeping with or related to. There are other reasons that are mainly roommate issues (most modern women are slobs and are annoying).

  • Their gender would not be an issue at all as long as they were non-smoking, clean and did there share of house chores

  • If I was going to have a girl as a housemate we kinda need to know one another for awhile till we can live together and make sure no problems would arise. Also she needs to be respectful and responsible about bills and rent.

  • Been there, done that. It's nothing extra.

  • absolutely

  • No housemates. I like my privacy.

  • Only if sex is on the table

    • To answer your update, guys are actually more fun than girls that's all. What about you?

    • I'm comfortable with any housemate as long as they're respectful and responsible. In my experience that's less likely with a male housemate, but certainly not impossible.

    • You are right about that

  • Yeah sure I've had one before but my girlfriend wouldn't like it probably lol

  • I have before. As long as respectful ground rules are set... no issue

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