How long is it okay to live with your parents after college?

One year? Two years? Five?

Moving home after college
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Earlier this month, a Pew Research study showed that more young adults are living at home than ever before. A full 36 percent of 18- to 31-year-olds (the group TIME affectionately dubbed the "me me me generation") lived at home in 2012 — a notable hike from the 32 percent in 2007.

The question is: How long is it okay for them to stick around?

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