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Are u in the 30's living with your parents?

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I am 32 and unfortunately, I switched career and became unemployed and I have to move with my mother until I can graduate of my MBA and find something to move on, does that happening to you or you are one of the lucky one's that still successful with this economy?

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Some people have not even left their parents. I know some people are in their 50s and still living with their parents. Some people treat their parents like best friends or that they are only family.

Your case is common and is not just limited to the current "unknown-why-to-me" financial problem. For hundred years, people have lived with relatives (sisters, brothers, parents, cousins) because of disability, financial, care, and many other reasons.

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Some people have not even left their parents. I know some people are in their 50s and still living with their parents. Some people treat their parents like best friends or that they are only family.

Your case is common and is not just limited to the current "unknown-why-to-me" financial problem. For hundred years, people have lived with relatives (sisters, brothers, parents, cousins) because of disability, financial, care, and many other reasons.

That's perhaps in Australia, in the U.S. usually you became independently after finished college, it is rarely in this country to see someone in the 30's living with the parents. But I agree that sometimes you have financial troubles or accidents that make yourself unable to live by yourself.

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Not just Australia, everywhere. All over the world.

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That's perhaps in Australia, in the U.S. usually you became independently after finished college, it is rarely in this country to see someone in the 30's living with the parents. But I agree that sometimes you have financial troubles or accidents that make yourself unable to live by yourself.

You are overstating things a bit. Especially recently (the recently spike in housing prices) its very difficult for someone straight out of college to afford a home on their own.

While I agree that by 30 most have moved out, it isn't uncommon for people in the 20-25 range to move back 'home' after college.

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24 and still living with parents here in Canada.

I plan to move out by 26 since I am just about to graduate and earn a Bachelor of Criminology.

The difficult part now is finding an occupation that follows your career. After that, wages and salaries will slowly increase and enough to live out independently.

^to add to above post, Vancouver is actually an expensive place to live in. Condos and apartments are just as expensive as a single house. It'll be difficult to live away from parents without having a stable job.

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I think it is quite common everywhere for people to live with close family until a late age and generally far more natural.

These days it seems to be the case that people move out from 20 - 30 ish in the UK, but a lot depends on personal circumstances and family.

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I am 24 and after getting out of the Army, moved back in with my parents. My stepdad was in a severe motorcycle accident 3 years ago, and is now completely blind, has really bad memory issues and has severe trauma induced diabetes. By living with my parents, I am able to help them out by taking some of the work load off of my mom with taking care of my stepdad, and at the same time I get to save money to buy a house when I do find that special someone. I know several people around my age that are living with the parents still as well. It is just a means of surviving in the economy where 2 years ago, home prices were much too high, and now that they are reasonable, people simply can't secure financing or are unwilling to take on any new debt with the uncertainty of their job security.

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Another thing that factors in is the fact that people are getting married later and later anymore, if they get married at all.

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I'll be 22 in May, and also graduating with a B.S. If I can't find a job where I am now (really any job will do, even if it's just part-time) by the end of June, I'll probably end up back with my parents because I'm technically still on payroll at a restaurant back by them. I don't really have a problem with that, except that I genuinely enjoy Madison much more than my hometown.

-Spenser

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I don't see anything wrong with it, especially if they are helping you.

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There is nothing wrong with living with your parents, some would argue that the family bond is something to be proud of.

I had to move in with my parents for 3 months while my house was being built, and I was richer than I ever was, but yeah a few people were like "WTF" - their issue, not mine!

However, I know people who live with their parents because they don't feel ready to "cut the cord" so to speak, their mothers rule their lives. That is pitiful.

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I don't think anyone can raise questions about with your situation. Even if they do, does it matter? It's your life and not thier's.

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I don't live with my parents, but they live with me (well, mom does). Although it is a "in-law suite" that I had built, so it's really just a seperate small 1 bedroom house close to the main house.

It works out nice though. She took care of me, so it's my turn to take care of her.

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While i dont find anything wrong with it, i personally would feel strange having to live with them again now. I moved out about 4 years ago, so moving back now would feel strange.

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I'll be 22 in May, and also graduating with a B.S. If I can't find a job where I am now (really any job will do, even if it's just part-time) by the end of June, I'll probably end up back with my parents because I'm technically still on payroll at a restaurant back by them. I don't really have a problem with that, except that I genuinely enjoy Madison much more than my hometown.

-Spenser

Whats your home town?

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Generally, people will move out 1-2 years after college. Me, personally im gonna stay with my parents until they go. My dad has a bad back / neck and bad eyes. Hes coming to the point where he's gotten shorter, and hes not old. Just dumb and worked too hard his whole life and is paying the price now. My mom, she has a bit of bad memory plus works her ass off as well.

I plan on going to school coming back home and while im finding a job, or keeping my job and trying to keep it steady and stable and build on it, ill be helping them too. I love my parents too much to let me brother and sister take care of them. Sister is the youngest / laziest. Brothers just his own person.

So basically if im 30 and still "living" with my parents i dont give a rats ass what anyone thinks. I have my reasons. Most likely by then if eveyrthing goes well. Ill have a steady job / a house and they will live with me. So regardless of me living with them or them living with me, ill be proud becuase im helping my parents and didnt ditch them.

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Living with your parents is no shame

Unless your older than 21

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I'm 30 right now and I haven't lived with my parents since I was 18.

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Im, just turned 24 in feburary, and im working two jobs, making just over 40K. I still live at home and my parents don't mind. Its not exactly a personal choice, but its a choice when I say. I have no reasoning to move out just yet. I can still spend money to enjoy myself, and I can still continue to save money. I had a girlfriend of 3 years, that was in the process of moving out with but then it went south. So theres just no logical reason to. If somthing presented itself, then sure I could likly move out. Personally, itd be better with a roomate.

At these current times, its hard enough to even think about supporting one's self. But I guess I could move out and do that if the time needed.

Couple of my friends are the same way with still living at home, however there not as well off as I currently am with my jobs.

My mom is 60 so she doesn't mind the help, and my dad is divorced so he enjoys the company from time to time.

Some people would say otherwise, but if your happy the way you are, then it doesn't matter about anything else.

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I should be so lucky. I grew up in a small town and had to move to the city to complete an education. Haven't lived at home since age 17.

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Aside from privacy I don't see why people make such a big deal out of this

I'd be ashamed to live alone (or with a partner) and have a ****ty life because of all of the financial needs.

You all hate your parents or something ?

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It seems to me that living with your parents carries something of a stigma in western society. However, in these troubled times, a lot of people would be much better off financially living with their family and splitting costs evenly.

Total expenses for N people living together < total expenses for N people all living by themselves.

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Not just Australia, everywhere. All over the world.

Even Kenya.

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I just graduated college myself (Univ of Central Florida) but I've had a hard time trying to find a job. Company I was suppose to intern with went under, and even through I have more resumes out there than Asia Carerra has porn videos under her name, I still haven't landed a job. So I had to move back with my parents. Not minding it TOO much. I'd rather live with my parents until I can afford to live comfortably on my own, than to move out with my crappy job, a small apartment and struggle every month to pay bills. Not for me, not my American dream either. Besides, I'm actually going back to school while I have the time. This one is for my AS in IT. (I currently have a BS in Web Development.)

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Not in the 30s, just 20. Still living with parents.

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