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Not Quite Adults

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Not Quite Adults It's no surprise to hear that 20-somethings still living at home are on the rise. Most people assume that these young adults are lazy, have a sense of entitlement, and just need to shape up - and grow up. However, new research, presented in a book by our guest today, suggests that the longer "transition" to adulthood for these young people is good - not just for the young people themselves, but for everyone. We'll find out why delaying the departure from the nest and many of the other rites of adulthood may actually be the smart path. Guest Dr. Rick Settersten - Chair and Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences at Oregon State University. Co-author, Not Quite Adults: Why 20-Somethings Are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood and Why It's Good for Everyone Amazon | Not Quite Adults by Richard Settersten and Barbara E. Ray Add and read comments