I Still Live At Home

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 361 People

    Free Rent, But When Will I Grow Up?

    Yeah, yeah, yeah. Everyone says that they wish they lived at home too. Or, maybe that's exaggerating, but a lot of people seem to see it as a sweet deal. They only see the ideal living at home arrangement--which actually happens, believe it or not. I have a friend who's 19, lives...
    liferiot liferiot
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2006

    Living with my parents has it pro's

    and con's, I still pay rent (no bills) and im close to the trains and busses. I know my parents are sometimes very tolerant. I have been lazy for the last month, now its time to get some housework done before they get home :-)
    PrincessCj PrincessCj
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2014

    Life Is Hard

    I was married for 5 years to my husband. One day I lost my job 6 months later my husband lost his job. We were both out of work  for about 3 month and no savings. So, our house was taken away along with the car. During this time I was very stressed...
    Charisma Charisma
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2007

    And It's Alright..

    It's okay.. But I do look forward to moving out. (Which will happen in 2009 or 2010, I think) I sometimes just need more freedom. I hate being asked what I'm doing all the time. My mum wants to know that all the time.. So I just sit in front of the computer or TV all the day.. I...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Apr 5, 2008

    I'm Hating It!

    Here in Argentina is very common for kids to live in their parent's house until they finish college. We don't go away for college, at least that you live in a small town or your city don't have an university that teaches what you want. As I live in a large city, and 30' from my...
    caritus caritus
    31-35, F
    Sep 30, 2007

    Its Handy For Now

    im living at home, i feel more happy and secure at home then i do anywhere else otherwise i get lonely
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2008

    Cool Parents

    Yes, I am in my early 20's and still live at home. this is because I go to school full time, and my parents told me that as long as i go to school, they will support me in full. i do not have to work or anything.  they want me to focus on my education and getting a good...
    destiny420 destiny420
    22-25, F
    Aug 6, 2008


    My family does not understand my life. And I have to deal with them every single solitary day!!!!
    grad09 grad09
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 25, 2007

    I Still Live With My Parnets C...

    I still live with my parnets cuz i can't work i'm try to get on ssi
    wtpoohbear19 wtpoohbear19
    26-30, F
    Sep 30, 2007

    Still At Home!!

    im 29, and still live at home!!! but i have a plan to save up for the next 5 years, to get enough money, to move out into my own place, and also to make sure i can give my mom some money when i move out, cos she doesnt really have too much, especially after my dad passed away...
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Feb 13, 2010


    I had last month asked my mum if she would help me find a place of my own.And now i am on the housing list.You see i am disabled so i need more help then some people.So i am going in to supported housing.But i just have to wate now.It is some times hard to live at home because i...
    2012blueboy 2012blueboy
    18-21, M
    Jun 19, 2012

    I Feel Smothered.

    I just feel like if I stay here I'm going to give in and be a bum forever. I mean, it's a nice house. But I only have the one room to myself and no motivation. If I had my own flat or something there would be more motivation, get money, get nice things, support...
    SaharaOdeil SaharaOdeil
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 7, 2008

    Had to Move Back

    I've moved back to my family's house several times over the last few years. Today marks my 4th week back after 2 years on my own and it ******' sucks because my family life so GD dysfunctional, and the root cause of my problems. Living with someone who tormented me my entire life...
    mmmcookies mmmcookies
    Aug 30, 2008

    I Feel Judged.

    I am 26 years old and still live at home. I currently can't find a job anywhere. I'm frustrated, depressed and sick of life. I also have no money, and I feel like a loser. To be honest, if I moved out, I wouldn't have anywhere to go. I wouldn't be able to pay for rent. I can't...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2012

    Not Sure I'll Ever Leave

    I'm 31 years old (female) and still live at home. I'm not sure what is wrong with me and why I can't get on with life. I feel like such a loser. I have never lived away from home and have never had any friends to be a roommate with either. I have suffered from...
    Withouthope Withouthope
    6 Responses Nov 29, 2009

    ready to get out like yesterday.

    Wish it was that easy
    deleted deleted
    Nov 11, 2015

    My Home

    I don't live with my parents or anything like that but I feel lucky to still be living in my home that I have bought and paid every penny for myself! Be it ever so humble there is still no other place like my home!
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    Dec 23, 2011

    Had Enough

    Had enough,Livin' at home,Gotta leave,I'm going mad,This place,It's like been back,Back at home,One day soon,I'll be settled,Free again,Please,I wanna wake up,This nightmare,Making no scene,Wake me up!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Dec 5, 2011

    I Hate It

    I hate living with my mum, stepdad n younger sister but i really cant move out yet! As i have NO MONEY TO MY NAME! I really dont know how to cook the most i can make is ceral, toast (ish) pasta (ish) beans (ish) i would loose wieght tho seems more of a good idea now! =-) Im...
    sazead sazead
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 13, 2007

    Technically, no. ...

    Technically, no. I am at college, but when I visit, I do live at home.
    BeautifullyBroken BeautifullyBroken
    26-30, F
    Sep 30, 2007

    Just Moved Back

    I just moved back with my parents after 10 years of university.  I am looking for a job and I don't want to spend money on rent when I'm not earning anything. It is so bad here.  My parents treat me as if I am still an 18 year old.  For the first few weeks, I...
    edmunds edmunds
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2009

    I Don'T Properly Live There

    I actually have an apartment with my boyfriend, but I like to go home and stay there for a bit sometimes, but, my dad pays the bills for me, he goes to my place and if its really messy he will help tidy it, and he cooks meals for me, and brings them over, however I am learning to...
    Katypotter Katypotter
    22-25, F
    Jun 9, 2013

    I Feel So Bad About It!!

    it depresses me so much!! i cant even begin to tell you how bad i feel at times, like i feel like such a failure!! it depresses me so much, and im always on a constant downer, cos i had planned for everything in my life to be a lot better than it is just now, but instead, here i...
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    10 Responses Sep 1, 2011

    I Live At Home, Story Until

    I live at home with my parents and I am 28 years old. Growing up I was always the one to acheive great success and not to say I still won't...it just seems that I don't know how I got here exactly. All of my friends from highschool which are no longer my friends all seem to have...
    humanbeing117 humanbeing117
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2012

    Im Only 18 So Its Not So Bad

    i graduated last may from high school so its not that bad really i will probably be staying here till i turn like 22 or so which is sorta bad but not sooo bad. i'm not married yet have no kids and i am still in school so i have every right to live with my mom plus i keep her good...
    meow09 meow09
    18-21, F
    Jan 6, 2008
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