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"Go. Evolve. Don't worry about us."
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"Don't forget to click Reply."
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'Mock if you want, but I feel a connection with my mom.'
'I don't have to leave the nest! I can stay on your health insurance until I'm 26!'
"He takes after his deadbeat dad."
"Mr. Holcome, your mother is on lines one through nine."
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"You said this would all change once we got our own place."
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'Sure, go ahead! Evolve! It's all the rage, I know! Have fun! I'll just sit here in this murky, primordial soup with nothing but plankton for company. Why should you stay here with your mother? The one who raised you, fed you...'
"You can't just move out and leave me here with your father"
"Find a patch of sunlight, my boy. Find a patch of sunlight and bask in it."
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'Sounds like empty-nest syndrome.'
"And since when does being twenty-five and married and living in Dallas excuse you from a family meeting?"
'Honey...you're spoiling that child.'
'It's called, 'Move Out Of Mom's Basement.' Only video game I've never been able to complete.'
"Look, son! Your birthday present...flying lessons!"
'What about you...you've been living here thirty years too?'
"The hardest thing I've ever done as a homing pigeon was to leave home, but you see, I really wanted to travel and see the world..."
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"I'm so mad I'd like to run away from home, but since I'm 34, my parents would just change the locks."
'Your son, running screaming from the real world, is home.'
'Student debt, recession, underemployment...five years of community college taught me lots of excuses why I need to live at home!'
'My children always seem to move back - they like their home comforts.'
'OK, so your brother's first flight was far from being a success, but have a go son!'
'You flipped them out of the nest too early!'