The New York Times recently reported that for the first time in history, adults ages 18 to 34 are more likely to live with a parent than with a romantic partner. At 33, I’m surprised by the number of friends I have who are comfortable living back at home with their . Although you may not be able to impose a curfew on a young adult living at home, you can establish rules about staying out all night or inviting friends over to spend the night in your home. If you don't mind your child sleeping elsewhere for the night, the New York Life website still recommends asking him to give you a courtesy call so you won't worry.
When your adult child is living in the house with you, you may feel infringed upon while he feels like he’s being treated like a kid. Everyone has different preferences, needs and values and there can be lots of annoyances when you are living together as adults. Young adults living with mental illness, substance abuse, a mental deficiency, or a physical limitation may quality for adult social services and support, depending on what state they live in.
parties during the time that the Child will be living with the Parent. While the Child is legally an adult and able to conduct his or her life in any way desired while living independently, it is understood that the right of an adult to continue to live under the roof of the Parent includes the duty to follow any conditions required by the Parent. You might find it overwhelming to consider a group home for your adult child, but, in a good setting, your child can have friends and access to help while still developing independent living skills. It is helpful to go with your child to talk to the group home manager about roommates, house chores, transportation to and from work, and more.