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elocs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-31-11 11:13 AM
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18. For some it might be, for most it likely would not. Myself, I love living alone.
I'd rather be homeless than have to live with other people.
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  -Some of you think several generations living in the same house is a great thing, raccoon  Aug-31-11 10:29 AM   #0 
  - I wouldn't mind if my kids had to move back in with me after college--  TwilightGardener   Aug-31-11 10:32 AM   #1 
  - It's fantasy to think this is normal and that privacy is not compromised.  Lint Head   Aug-31-11 10:32 AM   #2 
  - It is not fantasy if it is the only  xxqqqzme   Aug-31-11 10:38 AM   #3 
  - But it *was* normal, for most of human history  villager   Aug-31-11 10:40 AM   #5 
     - It was normal and is normal for most of the world's population.  Warren Stupidity   Aug-31-11 10:53 AM   #10 
        - Living alone, isolated, moving often. How many people are researching their families' histories  uppityperson   Aug-31-11 02:48 PM   #39 
  - It would be a struggle to move back with my 88 yo father.  no_hypocrisy   Aug-31-11 10:39 AM   #4 
  - My family was just like the Waltons...  JuniperLea   Aug-31-11 10:40 AM   #6 
  - A thread in Editorials inspired me to start this thread.  raccoon   Aug-31-11 10:42 AM   #7 
  - If the GOP gets their way, we'll all sleep in the same room with the livestock.  FSogol   Aug-31-11 10:42 AM   #8 
  - it's a republican's dream  Maine-ah   Sep-01-11 04:13 PM   #43 
     - ..  girl gone mad   Sep-01-11 04:25 PM   #46 
  - It doesn't really depend on how anyone feels about it  The2ndWheel   Aug-31-11 10:49 AM   #9 
  - If people make the choice to do it, it can be wonderful. But when it's forced on you and you don't  Brickbat   Aug-31-11 10:55 AM   #11 
  - Every situation is different!  LongTomH   Aug-31-11 10:57 AM   #12 
  - So far I like it.  eilen   Aug-31-11 10:59 AM   #13 
  - Dig deeper. It's poverty. Some posters aren't bothered by it. nt  Romulox   Aug-31-11 11:00 AM   #14 
  - Crime rate would go up n/t  OhioChick   Aug-31-11 11:02 AM   #15 
  - more likely go down  reggie the dog   Aug-31-11 12:37 PM   #27 
     - My in-laws are Repubs.....  OhioChick   Aug-31-11 01:37 PM   #32 
  - My sister lives with her daughter and SiL  supernova   Aug-31-11 11:06 AM   #16 
  - I t isn't about familial interpersonal relationships.  leeroysphitz   Aug-31-11 11:12 AM   #17 
  - For some it might be, for most it likely would not. Myself, I love living alone.  elocs   Aug-31-11 11:13 AM   #18 
  - try homelessness for a week and get back to me about that  reggie the dog   Aug-31-11 12:38 PM   #28 
     - Depends upon how you are homeless. I intend to make myself "homeless", without a "home"  elocs   Aug-31-11 01:16 PM   #29 
     - what will be your shelter?  reggie the dog   Aug-31-11 02:24 PM   #33 
        - Ahh, so you want to split hairs. So if you have a roof over your head, you are not homeless.  elocs   Aug-31-11 03:48 PM   #41 
           - if you have a trailer or camper you are not homeless  reggie the dog   Sep-01-11 04:06 PM   #42 
     - dupe  elocs   Aug-31-11 01:16 PM   #30 
  - Personally I love the idea.  dkf   Aug-31-11 11:14 AM   #19 
  - i am really torn on this  dembotoz   Aug-31-11 11:19 AM   #20 
  - Being a lefty, living of neccessity with parents, is tough.  WingDinger   Aug-31-11 11:21 AM   #21 
  - I am insisting that my parents move in to my house  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Aug-31-11 11:26 AM   #22 
  - I'm a loner who loves family  supernova   Aug-31-11 11:42 AM   #23 
  - Well, sometimes the situations warrants generations living together and  in_cog_ni_to   Aug-31-11 11:48 AM   #24 
  - McMansions serve that purpose well  DaveJ   Aug-31-11 12:01 PM   #25 
  - i am ok with it. even my MIL. and we bat heads, lol. but, i could do it.  seabeyond   Aug-31-11 12:06 PM   #26 
  - BTDT  laundry_queen   Aug-31-11 01:25 PM   #31 
  - It's only good if everyone there works together.  Marrah_G   Aug-31-11 02:39 PM   #34 
  - It will eventually become the norm.  Javaman   Aug-31-11 02:42 PM   #35 
  - I'm working and if any of my family or my wife's family needed a place to live  county worker   Aug-31-11 02:43 PM   #36 
  - I heard poor people actually LIKE not being able to afford their own place.  Romulox   Aug-31-11 02:44 PM   #37 
  - I think it's great for kids, not so great for adults.  InvisibleTouch   Aug-31-11 02:48 PM   #38 
  - I don't. I am so looking forward to my husband and I living by ourselves. We had  seaglass   Aug-31-11 02:59 PM   #40 
  - Problem is many of these homes are taxed as single family homes rather than hotels  NNN0LHI   Sep-01-11 04:15 PM   #44 
  - If I had to take in my in-laws, I would.  Lone_Star_Dem   Sep-01-11 04:15 PM   #45 

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