What do you do when your “awful coworker” is also your roommate?
Unfortunately, drama can ensue.
Even if your coworker relationship is solid, a roommate relationship presents a different set of circumstances and stressors . . . and your previously easygoing bond may not generalize as well as you’d hoped.
And basically, according to Alison Green’s advice, barring a legitimate emergency, you shouldn’t have to deal with roommate problems at work. Mostly or entirely separate is often best, so you can firewall any problems.
Your supervisors and other coworkers don’t want to deal with drama either. Bringing it to them may reflect badly upon you.
Would you like to find a roommate in Jacksonville? Not a coworker!