Would you let your husband's best mate move in?
When I set up home with my husband I went swiftly from bachelorette party pad to cosy coupledom complete with books on how to ‘distress furniture’, a newfound love for cushions and ‘artfully’ draping throws on everything.
If someone had suggested we take on a lodger or let a friend stay for longer than a weekend at this point, I would have laughed in his or her hippy–dippy face. After all we were smug newlyweds, and all we wanted to do then was luxuriate in our own annoying married bliss. At weekends we might hang out naked, have in-depth discussions around our dreams for the future, cook each other complicated dinners and have sex whenever and wherever we pleased. Lodger – no thanks.
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Story was originally published by Sunday Life Magazine on 18 January 2015