Failure to launch is basically the opposition or resistance that a young adult imposes when asked faced with the challenge of starting an independent life. this is common in young people and could be either due to the challenging environment ahead or due to lack of preparation.

it could be the result of many factors and can cause a child to have lack of skills, be less motivated or feel lethargic at small tasks, lack of basic skills like cooking and cleaning, dependence on others to do their work and no future goals or accomplishments.

The factors leading to failure to launch includes peer pressure, depression, lack of skills, lack of motivations, laziness, failures and even drug abuse.