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Millennials on mother's cellphone plan

Kristen Soltis Anderson, Washington Examiner

Parents see the struggles their own children may have faced and want to do the best for them, while at the same time understanding that young adults ought to be able to stand on their own two feet. They’re caught between wanting to help their children and resenting that they have to. Parents of millennials and Gen Zers often have complaints about young adults not being self-reliant, and that makes them completely normal in the grand cycle of intergenerational griping. But as the data show (27% of men in their late 20's live with parents), those same parents are often the ones still paying their children's rent or cellphone bills.