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Live. Work. Dream.: Trailer trash myths and realities of the full-time RVer

From the bloggers at Live. Work. Dream.

If you choose to live an unconventional life, you’ll find that becoming a full-time RVer requires some adjustments. Some of them are big, some are small. One of the most significant psychological adjustments that many of us will make is overcoming the trailer trash stereotype.

Let’s be honest; everyone here knows that the trailer trash stereotype is something we’ve grown accustomed to accepting both in pop culture and in our own lives. Comedians have built entire careers around it, because society has an overriding belief that people who live in portable dwellings are somehow less successful than the rest.

I’ve often wondered how the trailer trash stereotype got started and recently found a fascinating discussion of its origins in this wonderful article written by a woman who had just told her 13 year old daughter they were moving from suburbia to a “mobile home community” on the fringes of town.

To read the full story by Live. Work. Dream., click here.

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