And prevent yourself from going crazy.

By Real Simple
Updated May 29, 2015
John Gruen

Not everyone moves to an exciting new city after graduation—some move back into their childhood bedrooms. People often have similar reasons—it's cost-effective and convenient for many recent grads. But how do you move back home without completely reverting to your teenage self? This week's episode of "Adulthood Made Easy" has suggestions and ideas from many grads who have done it—and are even still living under their parents' roofs after a year.

Luckily, the overall feeling is that it's been a positive experience for many recent graduates. Overall, it's strengthened relationships with parents and allowed them to save money wisely. However, living at home can also stunt social lives, reduce independence, and feel a little bit frustrating at times. Listen to the episode below for listeners' real stories about their year at home, and don't forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes.