Jaime, I only have two children, 20 and almost 24. They live home and one boyfriend lives here, too. (My husband is rolling in his grave over that, I'm sure.) The almost-24 year-old may never be equipped to live alone, I'm afraid. The younger one, thankfully, has matured a great deal and is now a pleasure to live with. There are times when I wish I could live alone, which sounds really cruel to say, but is true. They still don't always understand how their lapses in responsibility affect others .... but that is part of continuing to grow into adults.