Dating living with parents

Living at home “was not easy,” Meghan remembers — especially because her parents were enduring their own challenges at the time; they were going through a divorce.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.“I applied to about 60 jobs during graduate school,” she recalls.

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Illustration by Alessandra Olanow for Yahoo Style More young adults are hanging around the family nest than they have in decades.

That’s good for the budget…but not so great for Netflix and chill!

She learned a valuable lesson for twentysomethings still living with mom and/or dad.

“Always have a little morning-after kit in your car,” she says.

Millennial Miss blogger— who is now 26 and has her own place in Santa Monica— was returning to her folks’ home one morning, hungover, after a hookup the night before." data-reactid="20"Chelsea Briche had never been more mortified.

Two years ago, after moving back in with her parents in Ft.

Take Craig*, 30, who lives in New York City but lived with his parents after college:"I met a girl, then a college senior, right before I began working in late December.

After a few good dates, we decided that slobbering and dry-humping each other in bar booths and in train stations wasn't quite doing the trick, so we decided to go back to my parents' house.

Student debt and difficulty finding a job are sending millennials back home in droves — and though this type of arrangement is certainly easier on the wallet, it can wreak havoc on a young adult’s self-image.

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