Ever feel alone in the fact that rent, utilities, food and loans have totally beat you into submission? Now that you’ve landed back at home base, do you feel alone in a hometown that everyone seems to have evacuated except for the weird people who were always a little mean to you when you were younger? Or maybe you’re just another one of those lazy, good-for-nothing, bratty Millenials who have caused all of our nation’s problems even though our ships have only begun to set sail into the polluted, corrupted, economically depressed waters we’ve inherited.
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boomerang child noun
: a young adult who returns to live at his or her family home especially for financial reasons (Merriam-Webster Dictionary)
I am a boomerang child, so I’m lucky I don’t have to pay rent. But, I still work two jobs and I am still broke.
I get to watch Jeopardy every night with my parents now because I’m a boomerang child! Also, having cable again is great!
As a boomerang child, I still haven’t figured out if it’s acceptable to have sex in my parents’ house, nor how I’m supposed to pull that off with them sleeping down the hall.