Being independent

Living alone, with housemates or a partner for the first time is so easy!

...said no one, ever.

So, we've got you covered with a range of guides on how to survive everything from the weekly shop, moving back in with your 'rents or making your first pad a palace by unleashing your inner interior designer.

Whether you're unsure how to resolve a conflict, pay the bills or cook for yourself, we've got the 411 from people who've learnt from their own mistakes and are here to share their wisdom with you.

Put your feet up and get comfy. You're home.

Cooking 101
5 things I wish I'd known before moving out
5 ways to survive living with housemates
A couple’s guide to moving in
How to make your house a home
How to love living independently
Making the jump from care to college
Moving in with the parents: a survivor's guide
How to do the weekly shop on a budget
What I’ve learnt from going it alone