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5 Best (and Worst!) Things About Moving Back in with Your Parents

Excelle

November 09, 2009

Sweet? Not always…

By Juliet Perrachon | Excelle

So you’ve just been laid off. Or maybe you’re a recent graduate who hasn’t found an entry-level job yet.

As if joblessness weren’t enough of a blow to your self-esteem, you find yourself with no other choice but to move back home – back to the place you thought you’d managed to escape from forever.

Let’s be honest, moving back home is nothing to brag about, especially if you’ve been independent for a while.

But you take the good with the bad. And there’s plenty of both.





Here are the best – and worst! – things about moving back in with the ’rents.


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    Unaccredited Cate

    almost 6 years ago

    Wow! Everything in this article is actually how I feel. Sometimes I feel so much like a kid again but worse thing is I dont not have a job yet.

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    Frank_Ball

    over 6 years ago

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    Please keep your comments on topic to the article -- Any comments posted with embedded links leading to questionable infected sites outside MonsterCollege will be removed and the poster's account will be banned from MonsterCollege. Thank you.

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    aldenspeake

    about 7 years ago

    70 comments

    i moved back home for 8 months and it was terrible!!! (felt like i was 16 again.... yikes.)

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    atreid83

    over 7 years ago

    2 comments

    if i was to move back home my mom would turn me into her maid

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    tt_dakota

    over 7 years ago

    8 comments

    I think they could of listed about 10 more cons, and subtracted a few pro's.

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    Larry_Kroger

    over 7 years ago

    18 comments

    Jonny, if you live at home isn't "your parking spot" technically your dad's?

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    Jonny_Utah

    over 7 years ago

    232 comments

    Also- my dad always steals my parking spot...

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    Jonny_Utah

    over 7 years ago

    232 comments

    Laundry service is pretty great- but having to say when I am coming home is a little weird--

  • Belushicollege

    editor

    over 7 years ago

    394 comments

    Thanks Juliet! Great stuff.