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At what age did you leave home?

#1  Postby juju7 » May 23, 2018 1:58 pm

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44215648

New York parents sue 30-year-old son who refuses to move out
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#2  Postby Sgt Kelly » May 23, 2018 2:16 pm

Since Belgium is a small country it's common for people who go to college to get a room near the university they attend to spend the week there and go home for the weekends. If you consider that leaving home, 18.

If you mean being completely independent from my parents then 24.

I read this on the BBC website where they said they can't just turf him out because he's family. That seems odd.
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#3  Postby laklak » May 23, 2018 2:44 pm

Went off to boarding school when I was 15, but finally out and independent at 19.
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#4  Postby Fallible » May 23, 2018 3:00 pm

I think we’ve had this thread before. Anyway, 18, when I went to uni. I didn’t go back when it was over.
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#5  Postby Evolving » May 23, 2018 3:26 pm

I always live at home.

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#6  Postby Fallible » May 23, 2018 3:47 pm

Trust you. :roll:
John Grant wrote:They say 'let go, let go, let go, you must learn to let go'.
If I hear that fucking phrase again, this baby's gonna blow
Into a million itsy bitsy tiny pieces, don't you know,
Just like my favourite scene in Scanners .
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#7  Postby Adco » May 23, 2018 3:51 pm

Left for the army at 16 and never returned.
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#8  Postby laklak » May 23, 2018 4:16 pm

You got the mandatory conscription bullshit, eh? Mrs. Lak's step-father sent his two sons back to the UK to avoid it.
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#9  Postby Macdoc » May 23, 2018 5:17 pm

Off to Uni at 17 ....
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#10  Postby aban57 » May 24, 2018 7:52 am

Adco wrote:Left for the army at 16 and never returned.


Same here.
ETA : It was not conscription.
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#11  Postby scott1328 » May 24, 2018 10:21 pm

18.
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#12  Postby OlivierK » May 24, 2018 11:02 pm

I stayed at home during uni, as it was a convenient commute, with a plan to move out at 21 after uni. Months before I finished uni, however, my father died, and as an only child it made more sense to stay home for a while and support my mother than to leave as planned which would have left her unexpectedly alone. Left at 23 instead.
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#13  Postby The_Metatron » May 24, 2018 11:23 pm

Well done.
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#14  Postby OlivierK » May 24, 2018 11:28 pm

I don't feel it deserves any congratulations, it was just a pragmatic response to circumstances.
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#15  Postby The_Metatron » May 24, 2018 11:32 pm

Yes, it’s your response that I thought was well done. I bet your mom did, too.
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#16  Postby kiore » May 25, 2018 1:36 am

Shown the door at 17, was a relief really to get out of there had been pressured to drop out of high school and work to pay my way and give up my ideas of university. Found part time work and finished high school, and went to university and got some degrees, maybe I wouldn't of done this if life easier. This guy seems to have needed a court case to evict him, even if he had won, how would that have been?
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#17  Postby Matt_B » May 25, 2018 7:18 am

18 for me, to go to uni and 22 before I bought my first home.

Mind you, that was in the days before $500,000 "starter homes" were a thing. I'd think that anyone who can save up enough to leave home before thirty round here these days is doing quite well.
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#18  Postby aliihsanasl » May 26, 2018 7:15 pm

I never left, when they see that Im not leaving they left home lmao. They are living in our summerhouse in Şile and coming for 2-3 months when its too cold.
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#19  Postby laklak » May 27, 2018 4:25 am

If y'all would just accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, you'd ALWAYS be at home in His Heart!
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#20  Postby Fallible » May 27, 2018 8:43 am

But does his heart have super fast broadband?
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