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Belle Yambao, Contributor
April 28, 2012

Ms. Independent: 5 Things to Do before Moving out of Your Parents' House

Are you ready to live independently? Here are some things you need to do before you make this life-changing decision. By Belle Yambao
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Learning to live on your own is one of the first steps you take on your journey to independence. It doesn’t matter if you’re 18 or 30—having your own space is one of the marks of an empowered woman. Even with more and more young Filipinas asserting their independence, there are still those who never leave home until they marry—and not just for practical reasons like rent-free living, either!


Living on your own is a bold step toward independence, but are you really ready for it? Or is it just another form of rebellion? Female Network lists a few things to do before you make the decision to stay or go.


(Originally published as "Rhian Ramos not allowed to live independently + 5 tips on moving out" on Female Network; photo by Kevin Jaako via Flickr Creative Commons)

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  • JDomels C May 01 2012 @ 09:36pm Report Abuse
    This really helps me understand more and go on wth my plans to move-in into my new home....of course....i have done page 1, 2, 3 and 5...#4 is still on the deliberation process....cheers!!!
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