You probably wont like what I have to say but since this is a public forum........
Sorry bud, but if you have no job, no transportation, and are living at home you are subject to their rules and the way they want to do things. Evidently, you are an adult by matter of age, but not responsibility or maturity. An adult wouldn't belly-ache about how they're being treated by people who opened their home to you and are taking care of you.
You really cant complain how they're treating you. They really dont have to do anything for you anymore. This is evenly doubly so if you dont pay rent or bills or anything. Even if you do help out, its their house and they are helping you. in fact, I think its kind of insulting to them that you're complaining about it.
I suggest finding anything and get out of there. It might not be what your degree is in (Lord knows my job has nothing to do with my Comp. Science degree) but Wal-Mart and McDonalds is hiring. Granted, McDonalds wont give you a livlihood but you'll be atleast standing on one of your two feet. I gotta say Im with your parents on this one. Grow up, get a job doing anything that pays and get a place.
You say you're an adult then act like one and take care of yourself.
I'm not sure what doubtingthomas's situation was, but he's not kidding about the job market out there. I applied
to Wal-Mart and McDonalds. I didn't catch on for several months that I had to leave off my college degree and other former jobs, etc. I literally handed in a half empty resume, got an interview, and then promptly "scared" them.
The woman interviewing me at Target was so flustered because she couldn't spell the words "Philippines" or "Ukraine," when she was doing my interview. Another retail place I interviewed, the people spent a good hour talking to me about my projects but said that they didn't want to hire me with all that I was planning to do since it looked like I was about to get a job.
I can't even tell you the utter shame it was when I got my most recent job, which isn't easy, but doesn't require a college degree. My boss kept telling me that I was too overqualified and that I'd hate the job. I told him that I didn't care, looked him in the eye, and said, "I've been doing this [job hunting] for a year now. I know your rate and the deal, and I'll take it if you give it to me." I had to get a job like THAT, with the manager trying to talk me out of it in the interview multiple times.
We don't know DT's story, but when I heard one more person telling me to pull myself up by the bootstraps, oh, boy, it made me even more depressed. I was already looking for 2 level (Department of Labor stats
) work with my degree. My pride was out the window. And it didn't quite happen the way I needed it to at the time.
And there's a difference between abiding a curfew, maybe, and being told when to go to bed when you're TWENTY TWO. That is crazy pants no matter what the situation.
Doubting Thomas, my prayers are with you.