There is no opportune time to move out of your parents’ home. You will just know when the time is right. For some of us living in advanced countries, there are tailor-made provisions for young adults of 16 or 18 moving out to start life on their own.
In developing countries, the constraints of securing a decent apartment with the financial muscle to pay rent, dies down the ambition to move out of your parents’ house.
For starters, you need to get a job or start a business. A sustainable flow of income helps shape out a payment plan for your accommodation and furnishing. Remember, that you are moving out of your parent’s house; what this means is that you are now fending for yourself.
It all takes a disciplined art of planning. You can’t stay with your parents forever. By age 25, you must understand you must start taking bold steps as a man – which includes moving out and establishing yourself independently.
If it could be a difficult situation, you can start by moving in with a friend and sharing the rent while you scramble to make it on your own. By this, you have to an extent weaned yourself off the breastmilk of your parents.
While at it, you must be mindful of the temptations of independence. Many young men move out to their own place and out of the comfort of privacy comes sex and drug addictions. You must set your heart and mind at the price of good-living and work at it. Sex and drug addictions only leave you with diseases and an unstable emotional or mental well-being.
Never let anyone determine when the right time is for you to move out. Do that on your own planning and volition. Cheers to adulthood!
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