Boomerang and failure-to-launch are key terms used to describe young adults living at home
Boomerang and failure-to-launch are key terms used to describe young adults living at home. Boomerang has been connected to young adults who left home for a period only to return. This return could be for several reasons, including but not limited to continued education, divorce, or loss or lack of employment. Failure-to-launch is connected to young adults who have never left home. Both types of young adults benefit from the comfort of their parents’ homes, but their return or delay has a negative and some positive outcomes.
Discuss at least 2 reasons research is suggesting for young adults still living at home. This new phenomenon—young adults still living in their parents’ home well into their late 20’s to early 30’s—is proposed to be a result of many different reasons. Upon reading Boomerang Families and Failure-to-Launch: Commentary on Adult Children Living at Home (Burn & Szoeke, 2016), discuss the impact of coresidence with parents.