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Making It Work (Or Not): The Dynamics Of Adult Kids Living With Their Parents

The number of adults  living with their parents is increasing. We're talking about these living situations and how they can work.
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The number of adults living with their parents is increasing. We're talking about these living situations and how they can work.

You might have seen a story making the rounds about a 30-year-old forced by a court to leave his parents' house. It's an oddball example of what is an increasingly common arrangement: adult children living with their parents.

We're talking about reasons people might choose this situation, and how they make it work (or alternatively, ways it can go wrong).

We're joined by Jason Houle, a Dartmouth sociologist who studies these issues. We also hear from Weiwei Wang, a South Burlington native who lived with her father for three years while she pursued an advanced degree.

Broadcast live on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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