Worried about how to talk to your roommate about food? Dr. Forshee, Psy.D, LCSW weighs in on the subject with Elite Daily
According to doctor of psychology and licensed clinical social worker, Danielle Forshee, Psy.D, LCSW, LLC, if your roommate — whether they’re a friend, loved one, or stranger — doesn’t bring up “financial responsibility for food, responsibility for food, and [who will be] preparing food,” it’s up to you to start the conversation.
“This will give you a foundation for what you both know has worked and not worked, and what areas you are both sensitive to when it comes to [food],” Dr. Forshee, Psy.D, LCSW tells me in an interview for Elite Daily.
First, she explains, talk about expectations around who is going to buy the food, whether or not you want to share food, and any and all responsibilities surrounding what goes on in the kitchen. If you’re nervous, here are a few fool-proof ways to talk to your roommate about food without igniting major conflict.
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