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Home After College: "Whose Couch Is It Anyway?"

Fuze Publishing

  Growing up isn't easy, and apparently, neither is moving out.

More and more young adults are living with their parents into their 20s and even 30s.

This might be typical in some cultures, but in America it's overhauling a family dynamic built on the promise of an empty nest for hardworking parents, and job opportunities for grown kids.

A couple of PhDs specializing in family counseling tracked five households as they grappled with this generation gap.

They wrote the book Whose Couch is it Anyway?

Phyllis Goldberg and Rosemary Lichtman stop by our studio to chat in advance of a reading set for the Ashland Branch of the Jackson County Library at 4 PM on Saturday, September 19.

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.