Mid Thirty's Coming Returning Back To Momma And Papa Analysis

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Mid Twenty’s Through Mid Thirty’s Coming Returning Back To Momma and Papa

In one study the authors partook in a study about the effects on developing adults identity, who still live with parents and reason they are still at home at such late age. In the last couple of decades there have been change in the age of when young adults “ fly the coop” or “spring the nest” is now being referred to as “kept kids”, “ boomerang kids” or possibly “failure to launch” according to Sassier, Ciambrone, and Benway (2008). The study was done on 30 young adults range from the age 21 to 36. There were 16 males and 14 females middle to lower class and majority white. The authors discuss that some of the children left home to either go to college or for
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The authors allude that with this trend has conditioned both the young adult and patents for such allowance of young adults to remain at the parent’s dwellings. There were several reasons for the young adults returning back to home that are detailed in the article. Majority of the streamline and biggest reason was financial reasons such as the college students had school loans to pay off. Some of the college students low paying jobs or unemployed; therefore they would not be able to afford all the financial burdens of being total independent. The returners that left for personal reasons had other reasons for reasons for returning. While some of them moved out the first time loss of jobs and basically not being financial stable in the first place caused them further financial ruined. The author’s noted one of respondents said that he doing was expected by his parents by returning home (a lot of the early 20’s mad similar comments). Some of the young adults mentioned their parents were trying to recreate childhood patterns while keeping them still relying on them. Three of the young adults parents made the decision that they returned home; one college student said it was cheaper. A few of the respondents liked the fact of living rent free (only a few financially contributed), cooked meals, washed cloths, and not

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