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Why Are Young Adults Scared of Adulting

Why Are Young Adults Scared of Adulting?

The American Dialect Society nominated the verb “to adult” as the most creative construction of the year a few years ago as more young adults are beginning to refer to adult responsibilities as part of “adulting.” While previous generations acknowledged that these responsibilities were just part of life, young adults today refer to adulting as…

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9 Life Skills for Young Adults Struggling with Failure to Launch_new

9 Life Skills for Young Adults Struggling with Failure to Launch

Young adults who are struggling with failure to launch syndrome often underestimate how hard it is supposed to be to live independently. They understand that they have struggled with motivation, but assume that being more responsible and cleaning up after themselves may be sufficient in helping them transition to adult roles. Independence goes beyond physical…

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Finding A Solution for Parents: “My son never leaves his room”

Finding A Solution for Parents: “My son never leaves his room”

Do you find yourself saying “my son never leaves his room” on a regular basis? Does it feel like a struggle to help him socialize and put himself out into the world? Your son may be experiencing social isolation. Social isolation is often marked by the following behaviors: Avoidance of social interaction due to shame or depression….

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Self-Reflection and Alone Time is Good for Mental Health in Young Adults

Self-Reflection and Alone Time is Good for Mental Health in Young Adults

For many young adults, graduating high school and living on your own is the first time in their lives that they have ever felt completely physically alone. They are halfway between being surrounded by their biological family and grade-school peers and forming their own social families, but being caught in the middle can feel overwhelming…

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