We’ve all been in the awkward situation of having to share stuff with friends and acquaintances that we wouldn’t necessarily want to. People do like the notion that they can live with others; otherwise we’d be really lonely as a group of humans.
But the problem is that managing to fit two people’s needs and expectations into one household can throw up some difficulties.
You might love peanut butter; they might be allergic to peanuts. Someone has to compromise.
That’s what living together is all about. Compromise.
And that’s what these eight people didn’t do, which meant that they got a visit from the passive aggression fairy.
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I drive pretty well, I’d like to think. So far I’ve not been in any accidents, and I hope beyond all hope that I won’t be in the future. But I’m aware that while behind the wheel, I become a master of passive-aggressive comments.
Of course, I’m hidden behind layers of glass and metal, so no-one can hear me when I sarcastically tell the driver in front of me that she just made a great move. But it still makes me feel better, even if it makes my girlfriend roll her eyes at me every time she’s in the car with me.
I haven’t yet got to the stage of writing a note on a parked car explaining my ill ease with their position on the road though. To me, the act of getting a pen and paper to do so is a bit too far; it involves a bit too much effort; it’s just a bit sad.
But I’m glad these guys did. Otherwise I wouldn’t have any content for a post.
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