The Battle of the Backpack: A Roommate's OCD Conundrum 🎒👭

Diply Social Team
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Living with roommates can be a challenging experience, especially when personal habits clash. Our story today revolves around a college quad, four girls, and a peculiar conflict about...a backpack? 🎒 Yes, you read that right. It's a tale of boundaries, OCD, and the struggle for personal space. Let's dive into this intriguing saga.

The Roommate and The Rug 🧹

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The Backpack Dilemma 🎒

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The Compromise Attempt 🤝

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The OCD Revelation 🤯

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The Final Showdown 🥊

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The Standoff Continues 🤷‍♀️

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The Backpack Battle: Who's Right, Who's Wrong? 🤷‍♀️

In the end, our protagonist stands her ground, asserting her right to use her side of the room as she pleases. She's tried to accommodate her roommate's OCD, even proposing a compromise. But with no suggestions from the other side, the conflict remains unresolved. The backpack stays put, but the tension lingers. Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🍿

NTA: Expecting accommodation for OCD is unfair, but appreciated when done voluntarily 😊

Overall-Bus | Overall-Bus

NTA! You're being considerate, but it's your room. 🏠🧹

marigold_may | marigold_may

Being reasonable is key. You're definitely NTA! 👍

neverstalenevermale | neverstalenevermale

NTA. Learning to navigate OCD and social interactions 👭

tstyopin | tstyopin

NTA - Making small adjustments for your roommate's OCD: helpful or harmful? 😐

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Respecting boundaries: NTA comment sparks discussion on roommate dynamics 👭

lefritesfrancais | lefritesfrancais

NTA. Supportive advice for dealing with roommate's OCD and boundaries.

Forza613 | Forza613

Self-diagnosed OCD: Control over people, not objects? 🤔

LatterSupermarket | LatterSupermarket

Roommate's entitlement sparks discussion on living arrangements. 🙌

GodzillaSuit | GodzillaSuit

Compromise is key. Don't let OCD rule your roommate situation! 🙌

A_Talking_Shoe | A_Talking_Shoe

NTA - Stand your ground and find a peaceful living arrangement 🙌

scenicviewtoinsanity | scenicviewtoinsanity

NTA. Stand up for yourself and set boundaries with your roommate! 💪

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NTA: Roommate's OCD demands clash with reality. Compromise needed. 🙏

henchwench89 | henchwench89

NTA!! Don't let OCD interfere with others' lives 🙏

here_kitkittkitty | here_kitkittkitty

Messy roommate vs OCD roommate: a battle of entitlement 😠

emotionally_autistic | emotionally_autistic

NTA offers accommodations for roommate's OCD, but no compromise reached.

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Fair and accommodating roommate stands up for their space 🏠

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Roommate's OCD leads to conflict over personal space 🚫🧳

monster_peanut | monster_peanut

Resisting the urge to accommodate OCD: NTA's insightful perspective.

nixibeaver | nixibeaver

Is she really OCD or just a clean freak? 🤔

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Not the a**hole. Let's hear the juicy details! 🥳

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Divide and conquer: Roommate's OCD meets creative solution 😎

Calmandwise | Calmandwise

Roommate's extreme OCD demands and entitled behavior 😱

fjkfjldsls | fjkfjldsls

NTA: Don't let her illness control your life 🙏

coffeeandcrossfit | coffeeandcrossfit

NTA. Roommate's OCD causing tension. Need to find compromise. 🙏

jengod05 | jengod05

NTA - Roommate overstepped boundaries, you were accommodating. Stand your ground! 💪

persephonetulip | persephonetulip

NTA: Stand your ground and set boundaries. 🚫🙅‍♀️

iamthenightrn | iamthenightrn

Living with severe OCD: A sister's perspective 🙏

xvnvi | xvnvi

Roommate's OCD causes constant conflict over organization and personal items 😬

VitalityVixen | VitalityVixen

NTA- Stand your ground and don't let others walk over you!

bayou_boat_trash | bayou_boat_trash

Roommate's OCD vs Personal Boundaries: NTA but AH behavior 🤷‍♀️

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NTA, compromising for OCD roommate. 🤝

Sandcrab_8 | Sandcrab_8

Messy roommate, triggered roommate, but you're being reasonable. NTA 👍

discodolphin1 | discodolphin1

Living with an entitled roommate? NTA for being accommodating! 😊

Jupiter1610 | Jupiter1610

Polite refusal to move backpack sparks roommate conflict. NTA.

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NTA. Set boundaries and encourage her to seek professional help. 🙏

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Messy roommate? Throw clothes on floor to trigger room change! 😂

ArchieMedoggie | ArchieMedoggie

Shoes on the rug? Gross! But backpack clutter is ridiculous 🙄

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Compromising with someone with OCD can lead to harmony 👭

AffectionatePrize2 | AffectionatePrize2

Stand your ground and set boundaries. Don't provoke, but assert yourself. 💪

edubkendo | edubkendo

NTA. Mental illness isn't an excuse to boss others. 👭

Pipipupu3 | Pipipupu3

NTA. Stand your ground against unreasonable roommate with OCD 🙌

TatianaAlena | TatianaAlena

Is she really suffering from OCD or just being selfish? 🤔

stellesbells | stellesbells

Living in a perfect world? Maybe she should live alone 👭

missbaby23 | missbaby23

NTA: Using fiancé to relieve compulsions, but not helping roommate 🙅

katjaqueen | katjaqueen

Shoes inside? NTA but cultural difference sparks heated debate 🤔

LemonPantalones | LemonPantalones

Roommate's disorder doesn't give her the right to control.

GonnaBeIToldUSo | GonnaBeIToldUSo

NTA. Roommate's undiagnosed OCD: not your responsibility to accommodate. 🚫

illini02 | illini02

Therapist advises against giving in to OCD demands. NTA!

Churstine | Churstine

Your space, your rules! 🙌

orrora27 | orrora27

Accusing roommate of faking OCD for control 👎

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Stand your ground! Don't let her rug rule your home! 🙌

treacletrickle | treacletrickle

A visual barrier could ease your roommate's OCD concerns 👭

valryuu | valryuu

Respecting boundaries: OCD doesn't justify controlling behavior 🙏

redsky25 | redsky25

Not the a**hole. What's the story behind this conundrum? 🤔

cunthead11113030 | cunthead11113030

Not the a**hole. Share your story too! 👍

Broomb0y | Broomb0y

Not the a**hole, but what's the conundrum? 🤔

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