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Flatmates Day

It's time to celebrate your flatmates and the bond you share! Show them some love on Flatmates Day with a fun game night or homemade dinner.
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Get ready to celebrate the special bond between roommates on Flatmates Day on March 24! This holiday was created to honor the unique relationships that are formed between individuals who share a living space and create a home together. Whether you've been living with your flatmate for years or have just recently moved in, this is the perfect day to show them some love and appreciation. So grab your roommate and do something fun together – from cooking a meal to binge-watching your favorite TV show – and make some memories that will last a lifetime.

History of Flatmates Day

Flatmates Day Dates

Flatmates Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1900s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rise of Shared Housing</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the early 1900s, shared housing became a common practice among young workers and students for economical reasons.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Countercultural Movement</div><div class='timeline-text'>During the countercultural movement in the 1960s, co-living or flatsharing was embraced as a form of community and solidarity.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Media Influence</div><div class='timeline-text'>The sitcom "The Golden Girls" aired  in the 1980s popularized the concept of flatmates or shared living spaces among adults.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1994</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"Friends" Phenomenon</div><div class='timeline-text'>The TV sitcom "Friends" started airing in 1994, further popularizing the culture of flatsharing among young adults internationally.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Co-living Startups</div><div class='timeline-text'>The 2010s saw the rise of co-living startups offering fully-furnished shared apartments for urban dwellers.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Flatmates Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first Flatmates Day was celebrated on March 24, 2018, creating a special day to appreciate and bond with flatmates.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Flatmates Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Plan a roommate reunion</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather up your old roommates and plan a reunion to celebrate Flatmates Day. Reminisce about the good old days and catch up on each other's lives.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Cook a flatmates dinner</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Choose a recipe that you and your flatmates used to make together and cook it for a special flatmates dinner. It will bring back memories and create new ones.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a flatmate photo album</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather all your old photos with your flatmates and create a photo album or collage to remember all the fun times you had together.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go on a flatmate adventure</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Plan a day trip or outing with your flatmates to celebrate Flatmates Day. It could be a hike, a visit to a nearby town, or trying a new activity together.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a game night</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your current flatmates and some of your old ones for a fun game night. It's a great way to catch up and create new memories together.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Flatmates Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>They make life easier</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Flatmates can help with household tasks and share expenses, making life more manageable. Living with roommates also means never having to feel completely alone - they can provide emotional support and companionship when needed.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>They become like family</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Over time, flatmates can develop strong bonds and become like a chosen family. They create memories together, share experiences, and form lasting friendships that can last well beyond the time living together under one roof.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>They bring different perspectives</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Living with people from different backgrounds, cultures, and personalities provides for a diverse perspective on life. It fosters understanding, empathy, and opens up opportunities to learn from each other's differences.</p></div></div>

5 Lesser-Known Facts About Celebrating Flatmates Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Sharing a Flat can Increase Personal Growth</h3><p class='facts-content'>Living with flatmates often necessitates the development of key skills such as negotiation, compromise, and conflict resolution, contributing to personal growth.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Shared Flats can Boost Socialization</h3><p class='facts-content'>To a great extent, flatsharing helps in enhancing social skills as flatmates engage with each other, their friends, and guests on a regular basis.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Flatmates Frequently Develop Lifelong Friendships</h3><p class='facts-content'>The camaraderie formed while sharing everyday chores, having meals, or just hanging out often lead to deep, lifelong friendships.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Flatmates Can Help Maintain Physical and Mental Health</h3><p class='facts-content'>Having flatmates can provide a support system for both the physical (like illness or injury) and mental health (like companionship during times of stress or depression).</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Flatsharing is Often More Economically Viable</h3><p class='facts-content'>Room-sharing significantly reduces the cost of living by splitting rent, utilities, and groceries, making it a preferred option for students and young professionals particularly in high cost of living areas.</p></div></div>

Flatmates Day FAQs

When is Flatmates Day?

Flatmates Day is celebrated on March 24 every year. In 2024 Flatmates Day will occur on a Sunday.

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