room at parents house

Sleeping in the Past: Relics of Childhood
During college, it’s totally normal for a 20-something to keep their bedroom at their parents house all done up like they still live there. Even if they now share a dorm and are rarely there. It provides a space for their things that didn’t make the cut to ship to a new space, and also the person themself when they come home for the weekends or during holidays to do their laundry and eat as much non-pizza and ramen as possible. Soon after graduation when said person then moves into their own place that doesn’t have a RA but instead an actual landlord, that’s when having a room at one’s parents not only takes an odd turn, but also stops the growth for everyone involved.