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20 Things People Who Live At Home Know To Be True

It's their house - so it's their rules. Which was a lot easier when you were 12, not an adult still living under your parents' roof. Luckily, at giffgaff you're the boss.

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1. The awkwardness of having to explain your living situation to new friends…

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"I live at home… With my mum… But not like a weird 'I live at home'. HAHAHAHAHAAA! Oh please don't go…"

2. That you'll never run out of toilet paper

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Because your parents hoard it - like in a post-apocalyptic world, it's going to be the new currency.

3. The beauty of a well-stocked fridge

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4. That as long as you live there, you're shielded from the pain of running out of these…

Parents love batteries.
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Parents love batteries.

5. Parents are unreasonably loud in the mornings

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6. Dating can be… Awkward

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If your other half is in the same position the phrase "My parents aren't home" is practically foreplay.

7. You now take 2nd place to the family pet

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Who your parents keep referring to as your 'brother' or 'sister'.

8. You'll get used to fielding stupid questions about pop culture

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"No mum - I don't 'sex-tie'."

9. You have to hide your laundry to stop your mum from washing it and dyeing everything pink

10. You'll often get accused of treating the house like a hotel…

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… Even though you've never ONCE demanded a mint on your pillow, tried to order room service or tipped your dad for helping you carry your bags.

11. Parents are master trolls

Dads are like tireless prank monsters once they get started.
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Dads are like tireless prank monsters once they get started.

12. Arguments about your bedroom mess will still happen

Even if you're 33 and pay rent.
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Even if you're 33 and pay rent.

13. There's always someone on hand to kill a spider

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Usually mum, tbh.

14. No one will DARE deviate from their assigned seat at the dinner table

You were assigned that seat at birth and will relinquish it only on death.
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You were assigned that seat at birth and will relinquish it only on death.

15. Or sit in dad's chair

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He's taking a tip from the Ancient Egyptians and having it buried with him.

16. It turns out - you're not the only one with a healthy sex life

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17. Which means roles will reverse: and you will become the prude

"MUM - GET YOUR LEOPARD PRINT THONG OFF THE RADIATOR!!"
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"MUM - GET YOUR LEOPARD PRINT THONG OFF THE RADIATOR!!"

18. You're guaranteed a hangover Sunday roast

Without having to lift a finger.
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Without having to lift a finger.

19. You WILL become the family IT support guy

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And you'll want to do this when you see there's 35 toolbars installed.

20. Your parents are actually pretty funny and interesting…

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… Maybe even funnier and more interesting than you.

giffgaff would NEVER show you up…

… Because with giffgaff you're the boss.