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should a 20 year old child who lives at home still have a curfew?


Asked by maya123 at 9:55 PM on Nov. 27, 2010 in Adult Children (18+)

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  • If they are inconsiderate and don't pay rent then yes... otherwise no, they are adults but I think they still need to act like it to be treated like one

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 10:02 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • No, but I don't think a 20 year old should be living at home either...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:19 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • yes,but a reasonable one. I'd say be home before I go to bed,or don't come home til morning - but call me 1st -

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:57 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • no as long as they arnt waking up the whole house when they come home. now if they are disturbing the house when they come in then you need to sit down and talk with them and maybe lay some ground rules.

    Answer by Jaxsmommy09 at 10:01 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • I didnt have a curfew after i turned 18 but i also worked and paid bills from the time i got out of high school i paid 200 a month plus my car insurance after about a year i was splitting all the household bills 50~50 with my dad so he really didnt tell me when i had to be home b/c i was an adult.

    Answer by amymartinez0214 at 10:32 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Probably not. theyre an adult, but they should tell when theyll be home

    Answer by leksismommy at 9:58 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • No

    Answer by admckenzie at 9:59 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • I have a 20yr old son who lives at home. I don't give him a curfew because he's very responsible. He works and goes to school, so on the rare occassions he's out late with g/f or friends I don't worry.

    Answer by Kathy675 at 10:01 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • My son doesn't have a curfew, but I do want him to actually wake me when he comes in so I know he's home safe. The current routine is he calls my cell phone from his, and the volume is low enough so I don't jump. If I don't hear from him by 2ish, I usually wake up and worry, lol...

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:30 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • It's your house and your rules. Also a 20 year old is not a child so if he or she wants to be an adult they can move out and set their own rules like a adult does.


    Answer by Jenaiko01 at 10:43 PM on Nov. 27, 2010