) doesn’t mean they’re not perfectly content spending their adult years mooching off their parentals.
Recognizing your partner’s living situation for what it really is is the first step in admitting you’re dating an adult child.
You know the type: the ones who don’t take responsibility for their actions, or who still — gasp — live at their parents’ house.
Yes, those immature, childish folks are out there, and they may be the first ones to take your bait.
While we’re firm believers in striking a healthy work-life balance, there’s a time and a place for everything.
If your partner’s idea of properly-weighed scales leans a little too heavily on the life side, there’s a problem.
It goes like this: You meet a potential partner, start falling for them, and eventually come to realize there’s a reason the two of you only spend the night at your place.
You know what you deserve, and a nice dinner every once in a while really isn’t asking too much.
If you think you’re dating a man or woman child, here’s how to know.
A big part of dating, especially in the beginning stages, is going out on actual dates.
According to Bustle, “Whether you are asking them to rightfully take the blame for something they have done wrong, or telling them that, yes, their landlord will notice if they decide not to pay rent this month, this [person] just isn’t willing in any capacity to confront all the things that come with getting older.” If you’re in a relationship with someone who’s never been wrong a day in their life, head for the hills.
It’s obvious this person isn’t ready for a grown-up relationship.
If your partner doesn’t have a job, and has zero ambition to get one, Buzzfeed says it’s a surefire sign you’re dating a childish adult.