A few months ago, my roommate started dating someone new. They have moved pretty fast - he already met the parents and they have already shared their "I love yous." But the past few weeks, he has been in our apartment A LOT.
For background, he doesn't have many friends in the city, his apartment is somewhat out of the way (and she has only been there once with no real intentions of going back), and they don't really go out on dates or anything like that, just stay in and cook and watch tv.
Recently, they have started buying groceries together and meal-prepping in our apartment, he's doing laundry at our place (even though she doesn't even use our laundry room), he's getting his writing done in our apartment and he is always, always, always on our couch watching whatever he wants to watch. And on top of that, she's starting to live her life and spend all of her time according to him, so I'm worried they are becoming a bit too co-dependent?
It has nothing to do with him as a person, he seems nice enough and I'm glad she's happy, but I'm starting to feel uncomfortable in my own home - almost like they live together and I'm visiting their space, you know?
Would you feel the same way? Have you ever been in this situation before? If so, do you have any recommendations for how to handle without causing drama?
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