The future of parent-child relationships

The following shouldn't be surprising given the rising number of adult children still living with mommy and daddy. The sense of entitlement of today's young people plus the poor prospects for jobs, makes some youngsters desperate enough to take extreme actions. Daily Caller: A high school senior at Morris Catholic High School in New Jersey’s suburban sprawl is suing her parents because, she claims, they threw her out of the house when she turned 18 and have refused to pay for her college education. The plaintiff in the novel lawsuit is Rachel Canning, reports the Daily Record of Parsippany, N.J. She is a cheerleader, a lacrosse player and an honor student. She wants to major in biomedical engineering. Canning filed her lawsuit in New Jersey family court against her parents, Sean and Elizabeth Canning. In the lawsuit, Canning claims that her parents cut her off when she turned 18 and that they have been mean to her. She has also claimed abuse, but there...(Read Full Post)