These pieces would be less irritating if the act of downsizing wasn’t constantly being portrayed as…

I agree. It would be cool to find some people who are doing this mostly because it makes good sense economically, because they are certainly out there. Although I suppose that’s not much of an article.

I just think it would be cool to normalize this sort of arrangement — it’s really the way humans lived for most of history. Not saying we should all move to a commune, but in the U.S. I think the mainstream stigmatizes living with your parents, or living with roommates past a certain age. And it’s just… why? If you’re happy living with other people and saving money and resources in the process, who cares?

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