Moving out of your parent’s house can sound scary, I mean you get free food, you don’t pay rent and you also get free cable TV. But the truth is you’ll still have to move out, but when is the right time.
Am sure you say let me stick around a bit, save some money then move out, it’s easy to avoid rent and all those extra bills when one is still home. Moving out is also going to affect your budget and your maturity level since you have so many responsibilities. If you live in an old-fashioned household where the expectation is to stay at home until you’re married, and you’re cool with that, then rock out. But I think that also has a limit. Now the question is when is the right time to fly free?
- When you can pay rent.
A number of people will claim that they’ll move out once they are financially stable, I think you should move out once you can pay rent. You probably can afford a mini flat on the mainland but you waiting till you can afford one on the Island. Here being financially stable to this person is affording a flat on the island when he can get an amazing one on the mainland.
- When you have to commute to work.
If your parent’s house is miles away from your place of work and it takes you hours to get to work from home, you have to move out. It is just logical.
- You come home late often.
If you come home late often, you should definitely move out. Your late nights will definitely worry your parents. To save them from the worry, move out and get a place of your own.
- No room for your stuff.
You really can’t leave in your parent’s house if there is no space for your things. If you like to personalize your space
- No Privacy
Every Adult is entitled to privacy. Once you feel you are not getting privacy in your parents home, it’s time to move out.
If you are the type who doesn’t like living under rules, living with your parent’s house rules would be hard. You should start considering moving out.
- When bringing the opposite sex home is awkward.
Dating is just one giant mess when you live at home. What happens when your date wants to come home with you?
8. When you are close to 30
You’ll just have to learn to be an adult at some point. Moving out will give you the opportunity to be responsible for yourself. But really what are you still doing home at 30.
- When your Younger Siblings don’t even live at home.
If you still stay home when your younger ones don’t even live with your parents, be sure that they are going to make fun of you.
10. When your parents start’s giving you hints its time to move out
When your parents start to show signs they want you out of the house, my friend ‘start to dey pack your load’.
Please don’t be like my 27-year-old brother who has a good job, and has still refused to move out of his parent’s house.