Roughly 15 percent of 25 to 35-year-old’s are back living with their parents, according to a 2018 study by Pew Research Center – and this number is only on the rise. Higher rent, cost of living and student debt are all contributing factors, however, there are some young adults stuck in an unmotivated, directionless state often labeled as “failure to launch.” We break down the term and what parents can do to nudge their young adults along.
- Doctor Mark McConville, author, Failure to Launch: Why Your Twentysomething Hasn’t Grown Up…and What to Do About It.
Links for more information:
- Amazon: Failure to Launch: Why Your Twentysomething Hasn’t Grown Up…and What to Do About It.
- New York Times: Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?
- New York Times: When Did College Turn So Cruel?