Living away from your family can be difficult at times, especially when you are living alone. You never know what difficulties in the form of a spider/lizard/cockroach/intruder or any other fatal creature you might have to face. While it may still be a tough job to find a perfect roommate, having one can at least give one a mental boost when fighting off evils (not literally).
The idea of getting a roommate will sound all too wonderful to your ears once you're done with this story.
Take it from a person who tried living alone. It. Is. Not. Easy.