When parents and children live through tough times together, a bond forms that can make it difficult for either the parent or the adult child to deal with the idea of living apart from one another. This phenomenon is called “enmeshment.”
But in the end, adult children must eventually strike out on their own and build independent lives.
U.K. newspaper columnist Dr. Cecilia d’Felice gives some advice to families in this challenging situation in her column this week.
Tax break for adult children at home?
UK parents with adult children living at home may be able to get a break on council tax if the adult child is on income support or income-based Jobseeker's Allowance, or if they're a student.
Adult Children in the News
AdultChildrenLivingatHome.com has been featured in a number of news stories lately -- further evidence that multi-generational living is a growing trend. You can find information about all of my work with the media on the…