Would you go out with someone living at home in their 30s?
The combination of high unemployment and exorbitant rent in urban centres means that a lot of young people in their 20s and 30s are moving back home with their parents. Assuming they ever left the nest to begin with.
According to a recent U.S. census, the number of American men between the ages of 25-34 living at home rose from 14% in 2005 to 19% in 2011. Young women weren’t much better off; 10% of women within that age bracket are still sleeping in their childhood bedrooms or making the best of things in mom and dad’s basement.