Young Adults Taking Longer to Grow Up

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Parents of college-age students used to complain about the “empty nest syndrome.”

Now many parents have the opposite problem: their children are coming home after college and staying at  home, often for many years after graduation. Why are so many 20-somethings delaying independence and living at home?

Listen to research supporting the wisdom of a slower passage to adulthood, with author and Oregon State University Human Development Professor Richard Settersten.

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