Jackson is a college psychology professor, author, family counselor, and a mother of nine adult children. We have a standing joke in our home: When I was working toward a doctoral degree, my sons occasionally started spending money in their heads. In other words, they liked to plan what they were going to do with the money I was going to make. I always tell them that I am leaving all my money to the dolphins, so they will have to make their own ways in the world.
52% of young adults in US are living with their parents amid COVID | Pew Research Center
Outside the US, living with family is perfectly normal. O ver the weekend, the internet was on fire again shocker , this time over the Black Panther star, Michael B Jordan, and his housing situation. Because somehow it makes more sense in America to rack up thousands of dollars in debt, move into a teenier-tinier Tiny House, or even continue living with a partner you kinda hate than to endure the shame of being a young adult crashing in your childhood bedroom. In fact, this sleeping arrangement is so degrading, the media has even coined a patronizing name for the losers who do it: boomerangs.
The 7 sad truths of dating someone who lives with his parents
Being a millennial, I look around and see lots of grown people living with their parents. It's the new normal. Christian Chen via Unsplash. Still living with your parents?
The current dating scene is a depressing place: too few suitable options and fewer still willing to commit. And far too many tears after yet another less-than-stellar first date. Such things should matter not one whit to me, a happily married year-old grandmother. But they do matter -- a lot.