Dating while still living with parents
If you're dating a man who lives at home, odds are it doesn't bother you..much.If you find it's nagging you a little, focus on the long-term: It's probably not your man's fault that he can't find the perfect job or afford rent at the moment (but that doesn't mean he won't be able to down the road).Recent statistics show that 36% percent of millennials live with their parents, because the Boomers (love you guys!) totally screwed us over economically and now we’re all unemployed and drowning in student debt.Offer to help with tweaking his resume, attending network events, and putting out feelers, but don't push if he'd rather do it on his own.While a lot of driven, financially-savvy guys are living at home now, there are definitely some slackers doing the same thing.
resize=480:*" /Whether he's living with the 'rents to save cash or is un- or underemployed, your guy most likely isn't going to be a big spender.To my parents' house, that is, with my parents and my twin bed.Without getting into too much terrible detail, we were able to have a nice time, but never did — this happened on two to three nights — manage to have normal-person sex.If you’re really stuck in the suburbs, snoop around a little bit: there’s gotta be somewhere people your age hang out.If there’s really no hope, well, that’s why Internet dating is so great. I would go into Boston, go on a date, and then crash at a friend’s house for the night. In a way, living with my parents raised my standards, because it wasn’t like I could keep some sketchy unemployed musician boyfriend a secret for very long.
Needless to say, the whole interaction was made much smoother by the fact that he was a handsome Ph D student.