Young Adults Living at Home

646 Words Apr 2nd, 2013 3 Pages
People have grown up with the idea that you need to move out as soon as you graduate high school. That is not always the case though, especially of the generation of our day. Whether it’s because our generation is having a longer transition between adolescence to adult hood, or they’re having difficulty finding a job, or maybe they’re just not used to the idea of living without mom and dad, young adults should be allowed to live with or near relatives until they are emotionally, mentally, and financially. Studies show that our generation is experiencing a longer transition between adolescence and adulthood. More than one out every ten young adults still live with their parents and forty percent of all young adults find themselves moving …show more content…
There are many reasons why one would find it easier living with our parents, most of us find that living at home is where we feel most safe and secure. Men, on the other hand, like living with relatives better because they have no responsibilities. Mom will cook, clean, and maintain the house for you. At home you’re not going to have to do chores, or probably not as many as you would have to do if you were living on your own.
Although parents should help their children through this rough transition from adolescence to adulthood, they should not give them the responsibility free life. Yes, it might be best for some young adults to live at home with parents until they are ready, but they also need to start taking the initiative and find ways to achieve their goals on their own. Some parents need to redefine what it really means to “help” your children.
If you are just helping to make yourself better, you’re probably not doing what is best for your child. Parents should be showing their kids how the real world works. They need to be growing up and maturing into successful adults, not growing back into childhood roles. Young adults should be living independent lives, making their own decisions, and achieving their own goals.
Whether it’s because our generation is having a longer transition between adolescence to adulthood, or they’re having difficulty finding a job, or maybe they’re just not used to the idea of living without mom and dad, young