Moving Back Home – How to Make It Work

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At some point in your life, you have likely heard the phrase, “You can’t go home again.” However, as popular as the saying may be, it’s entirely wrong: Millions of young adults are moving back home to live with their parents, sometimes with children of their own.

According to a 2011 Pew Research Center Report, the country is now experiencing “the largest increase in the number of Americans living in multi-generational households in modern history.” More than 10% of all households (11.9 million) include members of multiple generations, the majority of which were an adult child living with a parent. The number of children returning home has become so commonplace that they have earned the appellations “baby gloomers” and “boomerangs.” One of every four young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 indicated that they had returned to live in their parents’ house after being independent; one in five of those between the ages of 25 and 34 reported the same.

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Mike Lewis | August 14, 2013 in Children, College, Family, Parenting

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  1. chwilowki przez internet
    August 18, 2013 20:53

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    • admin
      August 19, 2013 22:59

      Thanks for writing. I hope things work out.

  2. Mike Lewis
    May 19, 2014 20:53

    I didn’t get a notice of your link, so I suspect you read the article on MoneyCrashers rather than here.


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