If you were living elsewhere, your parents probably wouldn’t know anything, but because you live under their roof, they know how often you’re going on dates, and if you’re actually good at it. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t people who will turn you down for doing what makes sense financially.
If someone starts treating you badly because of this, then ditch them.
Sometimes when you live at home you’re a little embarrassed and defensive about it, and you feel the need to over-explain how you’re only doing it until you get into grad school and how one third of Millennials* live at home. The only thing worse than living at home is being insecure about living at home. It’s the cover-up.)The word “Millennial” should never be uttered around a person with whom you hope to engage in sex.
I’ve had some pretty strange roommates, and even on their worst day, my parents are the far better choice. But having two roommates who love and accept me protects me from panic-based decisions. Here’s how to actually be one.] I’m better at balancing my family life with my social/dating life.You worry about how your date will feel when they find out, and you’d rather prolong that conversation for as long as possible. Any serious discussions can be pretty awkward in a new relationship, and letting someone know that you still live at home can be one of them.It’s best to just state the fact and say it’s temporary.Here are some struggles you might relate to if you’re in that situation: Trying to subtly hide the fact you live at home.It’s normal to hide your baggage at the very beginning of getting to know someone, so you might try to dodge questions about “your place” and meet people in a different location.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.