my younger brother, is a very successful, smart guy. Right now, he's in law school and lives at home while he's finishing up his degree. He is 24 years old and let's my over protective mother wait on him hand and foot. She drives to the deli and gets him a sandwich for lunch. She does all his laundry. She cleans his room for him. She basically treats him like he's still in elementary school and he is totally okay with this. He needs to grow up and be more independent.
There is nothing wrong with living at home with your parents when you are in school and have no money. Living at home and letting my mom run the show for me frees up my time to do more meaningful things, like starting a business, trying to do well in law school, exercising, keeping up to date with sports and occasionally reading a book. Also, it is not like my mom has become an indentured servant. She never has had a job and lives to take care of my brothers and me. It literally makes her happy. Plus, I couldn't take care of myself if I wanted to...I just don't want to. I went away to undergraduate school for four years and had to do all those terrible things that normal, "independent" people do, like running errands, feeding yourself, doing laundry , making reservations, etc. Though I have never paid a bill, that probably sucks. I like my situation and if I did leave my house my mom would have a nervous breakdown. A symbiotic relationship, just like a clownfish and its anem