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In your mind, not like physiologically and whatnot. Interested to hear your thoughts x
for me being an adult is just about being respnosible for yourself so I just go with 18+
but 18 is the age in this country at which you're deemed to be responsible in the most general sense. bit arbitrary but hey.
I took 'In your mind, not like physiologically and whatnot' to mean something more like what's your socio-cultural definition and my answer is that I don't think there is one because 'adulthood' has been constructed mostly by law and other institutions.
Your own boundaries are fine....I just wanted to avoid genital related comments
Also when you start to sympathise with the parents rather than the kids in films and TV shows.
if yes - adult.
if not - child.
Nobody reading this will be a fully fledged adult, even if some of us are terrifyingly ancient.
Neither of which are mutually exclusive with adulthood.
Giving back to others
Realising that you are not the centre of the universe
Relinquish the self for the greater good, very freeing though I bet.
Looking forward to truly growing up.
does that count?
indicators on FM
instead of taking the top layer of biscuit off and then scraping the soft delicious filling off with your teeth
I know them when I meet them tho
ie they are just like you and not superbeings who don't get upset and are always strong
if you know what I mean
you don't know what I mean do you
I don't think I was considering their feelings at all when I was a teenager but when I got to around 18ish that definitely changed and that might've been the point when I became An Adult.
violently disagree with this if you want, I could be totally wrong
my dad could beat up your dad
my dad is a stocky powerhouse who scared vandals out of his allotment just by walking towards them
Well my dad once headbutted a tiger for looking at my ma a bit saucily
are we siblings?
you must've been shagging someone different
diffusing a your mum joke is difficult
Home will always be Home. Says the late 30s person who is living at Home.
most people living in their 20's will move between a variety of different rooms/houses with a variety of different people, whereas a lot of people will have parents who have stayed in a particular place/home.
I'd say that the parents house therefore seems more like a home.
like, I totally hate where I grew up. I can't stand the place. To call it "home" would be a lie, because even when I was there it never embodied the concept behind the word.
So I can sorta see where the disagreers are coming from. But, still, I find it a bit weird when people, particularly when they've been gone 5+ years, still call their parents' place "home". I moved all over London in my 20s, between 2003 and 2010 I lived in six different places, but they were all "home" to me. Because why wouldn't they? I made a conscious decision to live in all of these places.
When I say I'm going home home, I'm going to my parents house.
pushed him in a push-shove fight and he fell to the floor and it we were both like WOOOOAAHHHH. The surprise on both of our faces must have been :0
Total watermark in our (very stormy until recently) relationship.
Just like your old man used to.
My childhood ended when I got a nectar card. I have £5 worth of points.
and she called me a, ‘lady,’ so I felt pretty grown up.
i rememeber when a mum called me a mister to her kid - as in 'let this mister on the bus first'
the other day. I much prefer Minehead, and my boyfriend and I were thinking if there are any ways in which Camber is better. The beach obviously, and then I remembered that people like the fact that it's easier to sneak your own alcohol in past the security guards there rather than buying it inside. Then we were both like *why the fuck would we need to do that? We're adults!* So, that.
with barely disguised contempt in a bar / restaurant / shop
and not being a little bitch.
Accepting responsibility for your own life. Being decent and not re-acting like a child to scanarios.
Quit self pitying and get on with things. Be strong in your head about who you are and what you believe and have integrity. Be kind, to weak things, like animals and old people, not cruel like a children can be without thinking.
Achieving something yourself. Not living off Daddy's wallet or playing the victim either.
Expanding your character through love. Dedicating yourself to another person and showing compassion.
also, not being a slave to drink or drugs. That's another child like behaviour (although most kids don't do drinko or drugs but you understand what I mean).
All that really. Growing a pair. I know that I struggle with this but that's it. So many people you see who are in their 40s or whatever and they still act like children.
Was going more for
Good stuff, I shall be chiselling it into a polished oak board forthwith.