In the United States, it’s traditional for young people to leave their parents and live on their own from the time they graduate up until they start a new family of their own. How long this period lasts depends on a lot of factors, but most people spend a few years living on their own. However, living independently doesn’t mean you have to live alone.
If someone tells you that there’s no excuse for not being able to live on your own as a working adult, that person is probably a Baby Boomer who has no idea how much the landscape of everyday economics in the USA has changed. With all of that going on, shared space living is becoming a common choice, and here are the reasons why.