Living at home after college dating
All of these things will add to the tension of the situation.Typically, your adult child will take out her frustrations on the safest people she knows—her parents.
And probably your adult child means no harm by any of this—he’s just behaving the way he always has because nothing has changed.The United States Census Bureau reported recently that one-third of young adults now live with their parents. According to the Census Bureau, not much at all for many of them.In fact, 1 in 4 is neither working nor going to school.In other words, they’re idle, going nowhere fast, and likely driving their parents crazy.Having adult kids live under your roof can be a major source of stress in any family.Do you have an adult child living at home who’s driving you crazy in one way or another?
Do they seem unable to do chores around the house, contribute financially, or be respectful? In recent years, the old expectation that kids will move on and out of the house has almost disappeared.
Every parent wants to be helpful to their children—that’s natural.
However, when you do for them what they can do for themselves, you are over-functioning.
And it can happen naturally—you clean up, do the laundry, and pay the bills, just like you always did.
Only now, your child is an adult, and could (and should) be doing these things himself—right?
Even though your child is an adult now, it is so natural to revert back to the old patterns and roles that operated when your kids were younger.