What I Learned From Living Alone

I moved away from home in 2013 for university and spent three years house sharing in Sunderland. While the experiences certainly taught me a lot and I don’t regret moving out and living with other people, when it came to leaving university and taking on a full time job, I felt like it was the right time for me to live alone. I moved into a one bed flat in Sunderland in July 2016 and lived there until I changed careers in March 2017 and it made sense financially to move back home. I spent the better part of a year living on my own and in this post I’ll be sharing some of the most valuable lessons I learned from the experience.

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Adding Your Own Touches to a Rented Home

Last summer I took a big step in my personal life and took up a tenancy on a one bedroom flat. Whilst I have lived away from home for three years now, this was my first time living without roommates. I have absolutely loved the experience so far and have especially enjoyed personalising it to my taste. A large factor to take into consideration when thinking about renting is that decorating is very rarely allowed, however I have a few tips on how to add your own style to your new home.

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