4 Reasons To Keep Your Family Close In Your 20s

By on July 8, 2013
Keep your family close

Your 20s are a highly volatile time, and it can be a kind of awkward phase when it comes to interacting with your family. You feel more like an adult (most of the time, anyway), but these people changed your diapers and probably still think of you as a toddler in bigger clothes.

It can be easy to feel like the best way to deal with them is to separate yourself and prove that you’re an adult. And what happens if you move to a new city or across the country? While figuring out the family stuff can be difficult, it’s important not to forget about where you came from. Here’s why it’s important to keep in touch at any age.

Family Can Help Support You

Not to be completely self-serving about it, but it’s bound to come up at a time when people in their 20s are feeling financially stuck. It’s becoming more acceptable for 20-somethings to return home to spend another year or two living with parents after college so that they can get a head start on loans or save up enough money for a first-last deposit on a new apartment.

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