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When what the first time you left home to be on your own?


Asked by WalknWithGod at 10:42 PM on Jan. 8, 2011 in Adult Children (18+)

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  • 17, two weeks after I graduated from HS, came back for about 2 weeks before I left for college, never lived with Mom and Dad again.
    DD moved out at 19 after 2 years of college, DS moved in with his sister right after HS graduation (18), but is now considering coming home (grad college in Dec.)

    Answer by emptynstr at 12:57 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • When I was 24 and I got married. Before that I went to college and worked and lived at home with my Mom and Dad. I was lucky to have a nice home.

    Answer by kerp1960 at 10:43 PM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • Technically when I was 24 and got married, but I went to boarding school when I was thirteen and lived abroad for a year when I was 18.

    Answer by Adelicious at 10:51 PM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • When I was 19 and joined the navy.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 10:43 PM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • I left at 16.

    Answer by hotrodlassie at 10:43 PM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • I left for college when I was 18. I went home for breaks for 2 summers and that was it. I got my own place junior year and I've been on my own since. DH moved in when I was 25 and we've been together for nearly 18 years.

    Answer by balagan_imma at 11:01 PM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • I was 18. It was 2 1/2 months after I graduated high school, and I went 700 miles away to college. It was amazing! I have never regretted it!

    Answer by misses_nick at 10:44 PM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • 16

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 10:44 PM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • When I was 17-got emancipated.

    Answer by socrzyblonde at 10:44 PM on Jan. 8, 2011

  • I moved out of my parents house when I was 19. I moved in with my older sister. Three months later, my boyfriend moved in and 5 months after that my sister got married and moved out. I have never actually lived alone, but I wish I had at some point.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 10:45 PM on Jan. 8, 2011