900,000 men are living with their parents still and a third of single women have cast them aside because of where they live and who they live with.
But for 13% it was because of a bad relationship that they moved back home in the first place; not out of choice.
Your mum doesn’t want to bump into your boyfriend when she’s just coming out of the shower.
If you have a single parent make sure they’re not made to feel like an outsider in their own home.
You may shift their view over time if they’re given the chance to get to know your partner in a relaxed way as a mature couple they can trust.
The linear path through life – grow up, get married, buy a house, have kids – is no longer so clear-cut.
If you’re cooking for your partner, at least offer to cook for your mum or dad at the same time, and don’t ever make him or her feel like they’re in the way.
Having had the freedom of living away, moving back in with your parents can put a real strain on relationships. It’s really important to make a real effort to get along with your parents.After all they may have been looking forward to having some time alone.They have to adjust to having you around again and to the new more independent you. If one of you has your own place, or a flat share, the situation is simpler as you have somewhere private you can be together. When it comes to dating, a particular bugbear for many singles is whether or not you live with your parents.32% of women would say no to someone who still lived with their folks.