You once lived on your own and now are back living with your parents. The common phrase to...

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You once lived on your own and now are back living with your parents. The common phrase to describe this situation would be _____.

(a) revolving door phenomenon

(b) if you can't beat them, join them

(c) sandwich generation

(d) boomerang generation

Family Dynamics:

Due to economic and social changes, some middle-aged adults might have children that leave the household but then return. As a result, a period that has been referred to as the "empty nest" may not be the case for many families.

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The correct answer here is (d) boomerang generation

Boomerang generation refers to children who have left the home, such as to attend college, but...

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Family Configurations and Changes in Middle Adulthood

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Chapter 18 / Lesson 6
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During middle adulthood, many people find that their family dynamics change. In this lesson, we'll look at some of these changes, like becoming a grandparent and the challenges faced when a person is taking care of both their kids and parents.


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