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Why I’m looking forward to moving home as a 35-year-old newly-wed


by Victoria Stokes
23rd Aug 2023

Two-thirds of Irish adults aged between 25 and 29 live at home with their parents but moving home as a 35-year-old newlywed was not, initially, on Victoria Stoke's five-year plan.

Where did I see myself at 35? At the age of 18, when I left home, hungry for independence, I could never have imagined that when I reached the age of 35 I’d be back living with my parents. I certainly couldn’t have envisaged that after 17 years of making it on my own, and setting up camp in several different cities around the world, I’d be moving into my adolescent bedroom with my new...

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