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The longest stretch lasted about two years in her mid-'20s: After getting laid off, Megan found a job working in a gym, but it paid too little for her to support herself.
Living with her parents definitely put a damper on her dating and social life.
“Just say something like, ‘I need to tell you my deep, dark secret: I had to temporarily move home with Mom and Dad.’ It is what it is, and it’s not permanent, so [there’s no need] to apologize for it.”For her part, Meghan is now happily partnered and far away from her parents’ home, living in Italy with her boyfriend.
At home, she realized she “craved adventure,” she says.
And, returning to the familial nest wasn’t doing any favors for Megan’s own love life. “To be honest, it was a celibate six months.” Though she did a lot of Tinder dating, most of Meghan’s matches lived far from Jersey, so she wouldn’t end up seeing the guys she went out with more than once or twice.
“Friends in the city graciously offered couches and floors, so I was able to crash with them,” she explains.
“When you're over 30, I [think] there's [more] stigma attached to living at home,” she observes.“Sandy,” 29Sandy moved back home with her mom last November after trying to make ends meet for five years on a paltry salary.
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I don't see myself living with my mom forever, but for right now, I’m really happy here,” she acknowledges.
Still, Sandy is working through some “personal uneasiness” about what living at home says about her.