What It 's Like To Date A Guy Who Lives At Home
Cosmopolitan - South Africa|December 2019
What It 's Like To Date A Guy Who Lives At Home
This house - that ’s -not -his -house is cute, though
Ally Hirschlag

Hooking up with a 23-year-old who resides with his parents: standard. But when you’re both older ... and you still have to tiptoe past their bedroom in order to get your own? #Help.

After dating many men who’ve failed to launch, I’ve got some wisdom for you.


He’s got a super-nice pad

Sure, it’s 40 minutes deep into the ‘burbs, but hey: four bedrooms and a hot tub.

You meet the parents ASAP

They’re going to adore you from the moment you say hello, so expect bonus birthday gifts this year.

A fully stocked kitchen

A pantry stuffed with variety snack packs and every single spice for that one time you spontaneously want to cook.

Lots of fun date plans

He’s a master at adventures outside the house, like paddle boarding or honey tasting at a local farm.


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December 2019