His parents sent him numerous notices asking him to move out and even gave him money to find a new place.
Many millennials are driven by extrinsic goals, like money, status, and fame. For example, young people are enthralled with celebrity culture, and many want a piece of fame -- and think they can get it.
In at least some states, empty nests are becoming a thing of the past.
They're smart. They may very well know the issues about voting better than we do. They care about the economy. They care about the world's resources. They're hip. They even know the new word for hip, which clearly I don't. They're adults! And yet, are they? What happens when they come home?
When they went off to college, you turned their rooms into your home office, gym, or (wo)man cave. Now they're back, maybe just for a pit stop on the way to real life, but they're not the same kids who left and you're all aware that even though the rules and roles have changed, it's not clear what the new ones are -- yours or theirs.
Empty nests are becoming a thing of the past.
As families move from a caregiving mindset to a caretaking one, failure to launch is becoming increasingly common.
Moving back in with my family is also an embarrassing thing. I can't shake off that I'm ashamed of moving back, even knowing that it is not uncommon. I have failed as an adult and I should be ashamed. But I starting to think I shouldn't be embarrassed to cry about it.