24 Things That Prove The Struggle Is Real When You Move Back Home
Is the free food even worth it? Is it even free anymore?
You'll be lucky if your bedroom hasn't been turned into your sister's walk-in wardrobe or your mum's gym.
You'll probably believe the move back home is only short-term.
You probably can't sleep in your own bed rent free.
Despite it being your bedroom, your parents will insist it be tidy because it's "in our house".
You'll still be treated like you're a four year old who can't cross the road alone.
More importantly, you'll be expected to tell them who you're meeting before you step out the door.
Dating will be impossible because it's not cool to say "do you want to come back to mine? We can sit in the living room with my mum and dad".
If you do have sex, making sure there is zero noise will make it more of a chore than a joy.
Going to the bathroom in the dead of night requires meticulous training and preparation.
Your private conversations with your friends will become a three-way phone call because your mum will have her ear at the door.
You can't host a pre-drinks party without your parents being on a mission to humiliate you.
If you're the youngest sibling, you'll be compared to the eldest, who's probably a big deal and success somewhere else.
If you're the eldest sibling, you'll probably have to desist from putting your sibling's head down the toilet.
Your mum won't want you to leave again – if you go, she'll have to buy an actual dishwasher.
When you finally move out, you'll probably want to go back.
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