The Perks and Pitfalls of Cohabitating With a Gamer -

Sarah LeBoeuf of writes: "Since I moved out of my parents’ house when I was 18, I’ve lived in half a dozen different places and had several roommates. Some of the people I lived with were gamers, and some were not, but other than having someone to play Halo or Toe Jam & Earl with, my roommates’ gaming ability didn’t really affect my living situation. Since 2008, though, I have been living with my boyfriend (who is actually now my fiancé), who loves video games just as much as I do. Needless to say, our living arrangement has been a little different than the typical roommate scenario, since we tend to spend a lot more time hanging out at home (and don’t have separate rooms to hide in when we get sick of each other). While it’s usually pretty awesome to live with another gamer, there can be some drawbacks as well. Here are some of the perks and pitfalls of cohabitating with a gamer, should you ever find yourself in the same situation."

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