It’s laborious to behave like an grownup round your dad and mom and it’s laborious for fogeys to deal with us like adults. Apologizing ceaselessly (and humor) helps.
And if dad and mom discover themselves saying, “It’s my home and my guidelines,” they shouldn’t be shocked if a teenage tantrum follows.
I’m grateful that my dad and mom have allow us to all hold attempting. — A Frequent Flyer
Expensive Frequent Flyer: Sure, it may be rewarding and irritating – on each side and in equal measure — when a “frequent flier” repeatedly comes residence to roost. You might have described the bizarre time-travel teenage transformation that happens whenever you sleep in your childhood bed room (I bear in mind it effectively from my very own visits residence).
Nonetheless, you appear to equate your dad and mom with roommates.
Your dad and mom aren’t your roommates.
When you will have a roommate, you two are sharing the housing expense. You might be friends, on equal footing. While you bounce again residence to save cash, you’re a non-rent-paying beloved little one who’s accepting your dad and mom’ generosity.
You sound like a loving, beautiful, perceptive particular person. Your dad and mom appear to have raised you effectively. However they’re your dad and mom, and – teenage tantrums and all — it will likely be ever-thus.