All posts tagged: just another millennial living with her parents

When Women Become Adults

Originally posted on Sex and Living with Your Parents:
I’ll start by saying that the inspiration for writing this came to me when I read this article by The Atlantic, “When are you really an adult?” It’s on my mind a lot. After all, I live with my parents. Unfortunately, I think our culture gets it straight up wrong when it comes to women becoming adults. A gown up woman is what I need to be, or so I’ve heard. If I’m not actively dating anyone, it means I’ve eschewed marriage all together. I’m asexual. I would not be discussing this topic if people were not so damn presumptuous with me on the topic of getting married or having children. Maybe some sense in me a sign of struggle when they look at my tired eyes. The truth is, I am struggling. The difference between their perceptions and my own is that any time I’m “struggling,” it’s because I’m single. It’s like Sesame Street. S for struggle. S for single. They must go together, Eureka!…

Just Another Millennial Living with her Parents | Angela Madera

Angela Madera is a writer and blogger living in Chicago, IL. She moved back in with her parents of her own accord at the age of 27, and it was in that moment that Angela decided to pursue the career she had always wanted to pursue – writing. Currently, Angela enjoys writing topical commentary for her blog, and contributes material for Elite Daily and You Queen.

Likes and Dislikes with the Republican Presidential Debate

Originally posted on Sex and Living with Your Parents:
I watched the debate in it’s entirely, all three hours. Now, I’m going to take my millennial opinion and thoughtfully discuss likes and dislikes with the first CNN Republican Presidential Debate. With all the pomp and circumstance before the show I didn’t feel like I was about to watch a debate. I felt like I was about to watch Michael Phelps in the 800 meter relay in the Olympics. Where’s Bob Costas? I would describe my personal politics views as nascent, democratic, left, and on the express train to the right. Let’s start with likes. Carly Fiorina is the girl on fire I wasn’t always on the Carly train, you know. I thought she came on too hard initially with her anti-Hillary rhetoric in the first debate. I’m all for not liking Hillary Clinton, I just don’t think it should be the focus when you are trying to galvanize a movement around you. Now, she’s killing it, and putting men in their place, which is always…