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EP Vol. 190








Failure to Launch, Part 1: Why So Many Adult Kids Still Live with Their Parents

by Kimberly Abraham, LMSW & Marney Studaker–Cordner, LMSW

Are you one of the millions of frustrated, exhausted parents whose adult child is still living at home with you? Like many in this situation, you might be feeling resentful that your adult son seems to think he’s entitled to meals, laundry and gas money when he does nothing but sleep and party. Or you get frustrated and angry when your 20+ daughter doesn’t pitch in around the house—or even take time to thank you for what you’re doing for her. Why does your child seem incapable of moving out on their own, and how do you handle it when they don’t?
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Parent Blog

This week’s featured blog:

Should You Keep in Touch with Your Ex’s Parents for the Sake of Your Kids?
by Emmie

“There is a special bond between grandparents and grandchildren… I want to support that bond.”

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EP Poll

This Month’s Topic:

Is Your Child Unmotivated and Irresponsible?


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