As per law, 18 is an adult age. What is the age when a person really attains maturity to handle the life on his own?

Why would anyone want to handle life on their own? The burden of existence is not meant to be borne alone. I'd love to have lots of people help me handle life.And, maturity? I hate to break it to you my friend, but it is way, way overrated. I'd prefer foolishness, innocence and childish optimism.If

As per law, 18 is an adult age. What is the age when a person really attains maturity to handle the life on his own?

Why would anyone want to handle life on their own? The burden of existence is not meant to be borne alone. I'd love to have lots of people help me handle life.And, maturity? I hate to break it to you my friend, but it is way, way overrated. I'd prefer foolishness, innocence and childish optimism.If

As per law, 18 is an adult age. What is the age when a person really attains maturity to handle the life on his own?

Why would anyone want to handle life on their own? The burden of existence is not meant to be borne alone. I'd love to have lots of people help me handle life.And, maturity? I hate to break it to you my friend, but it is way, way overrated. I'd prefer foolishness, innocence and childish optimism.If

What kind of parents are adult children of alcoholics?

My stepfather was an alcoholic, my Mother wasn't. My younger brother took it as aversion therapy and never drank. I drank heavily until I was 34 when I stopped.Its difficult to rate oneself as a parent. I've made many mistakes and regret some things. However, I've

What wisdom do children often lose when they become adults?

I couldn't disagree more strongly that children have no wisdom. Children are born with the innate wisdom of our species and it gets socialized out of them as they get older.In general, children know how to self-regulate. When they're sad, they cry, and then they're done; when they're angry they yell and stomp around, and

Is it harder for adults who were only children to lose their parents later in life?

My youngest Uncle Josh is about 13 years younger then his sister (my mother). My Aunt Laura (the oldest) was almost 18 years older then him. He basically was raised as an only child. My Ma told me this story:My grandmother was diagnosed with

If your parents abuse you as an adult, is it still child abuse?

Although you become legally an adult at 18, you may still be considered a dependent until the age of 24, or indefinitely if you are permanently and totally disabled.If you are in a dependency relationship with your parents due to disability, they could be abusing you. Otherwise, physical abuse would most likely be considered simple assault

Could a human survive solely on human milk into adulthood?

This is an interesting thought experiment.  The short answer is no, not really.  Here's why:I looked at the constituents of human breast milk, which are found here: Food and nutrition bulletinIn order for an adult to get 2000 calories per day, they would have to ingest about 3 liters of breast milk in a 24

What kind of parents are adult children of alcoholics?

My stepfather was an alcoholic, my Mother wasn't. My younger brother took it as aversion therapy and never drank. I drank heavily until I was 34 when I stopped.Its difficult to rate oneself as a parent. I've made many mistakes and regret some things. However, I've

When do children become an adult to their parents?

I've seen several thresholds, some of which vary based on the culture.when you stop being financially dependent on your parents, so you're financially independent, always after living on one's own and/or marriedcreating one's own family via marriage and childrenwhen the elder is dependent on the child, whether financially or physically

Are there any decent comics (beside Marvel and the like) that are aimed at adults?

There are tons of them. Don't forget, American comics market is only third by size, first is Japanese, second French. And they are completely different.American market is ruled by Marvel and DC, that are rehashing 50+ year old characters and premises with their standard superhero

Why do adults act childish?

At what point did you graduate from being a child to being an adult? Our emotions are more often then not a mystery to us as children. Small things can drive us into a state of fear and panic. Until we face the things that scare us and make peace with them later in life, we are forced

Does anyone ever truly feel like an adult?

Of course. Primarily, the time when someone feels like an adult is when they feel as if someone else is acting like a child, because that makes you feel mature by comparison.This has the unfortunate side effect of giving insecure people a reason to be condescending all the time, which can get pretty

When does adult life start?

It starts when you decide to get your act together. It starts when you decide to be responsible for your actions. It starts when you decide to be in control of your life. It is not determined by age. I have seen people who are 15 years old possess

Are parents/adults too soft towards their kids?

I'd like to suggest that a discussion of our attitudes toward criminal behavior is germane to a discussion of how we discipline our children.Clearly, our society (U.S.) is punitively oriented to a greater degree than most other developed countries (especially Western Europe). It's my position this

What has happened in your life that has made you feel like you've become an adult?

I would have to say the day that I got married and the day my husband passed away. I remember my wedding vividly and have the pictures, which I look at from time to time. We were married on September 24th, 1994. He passed from a pulmonary embolism on August

What is the worst emotional pain you ever felt as an adult?

The day I gave up my dog after my first marriage collapsed in 1989. We had adopted him approximately a year earlier from the SPCA in Kelowna. When my ex and I split, I kept Buddy.Buddy was the first dog I

Why do adults act childish?

At what point did you graduate from being a child to being an adult? Our emotions are more often then not a mystery to us as children. Small things can drive us into a state of fear and panic. Until we face the things that scare us and make peace with them later in life, we are forced

What was the lowest point in your adult life and what stopped you from giving up?

I think from the angle of the society,like we have not bright any thing by birth, if any thing is bright by our parents, it is not kuda, in the similar way no body rakesh any thing with them, leave

How is life as an adult?

I am 66 years old, happily married for the past 20 years, and yes, I am happier now then when I was a young guy. I have resolved a lot of the inner conflicts that made me unhappy and alienated from life. I was raised in an old New England mill town; I had good parents but they

Why do adult children leave their parents?

There may be those for whom achieving adulthood is a smooth and easy process.For most of us it is not. I left home at 18 and three months to attend college. It was my first time living in a city (Oklahoma City, 1953; population 243,504) and first time

When does adult life start?

It starts when you decide to get your act together. It starts when you decide to be responsible for your actions. It starts when you decide to be in control of your life. It is not determined by age. I have seen people who are 15 years old possess

Are parents/adults too soft towards their kids?

I'd like to suggest that a discussion of our attitudes toward criminal behavior is germane to a discussion of how we discipline our children.Clearly, our society (U.S.) is punitively oriented to a greater degree than most other developed countries (especially Western Europe). It's my position this

Are there any decent comics (beside Marvel and the like) that are aimed at adults?

There are tons of them. Don't forget, American comics market is only third by size, first is Japanese, second French. And they are completely different.American market is ruled by Marvel and DC, that are rehashing 50+ year old characters and premises with their standard superhero

Do you ever feel like you are just pretending to be a grown up?

That's a great question... humans realize they are growing and changing throughout childhood and adolescence and on into young adulthood... but something happens between 22–25 for women and 24–28 for men where this process of realizing the ‘changing' stops. This timing coincides with the completed formation of the frontal lobes, the last part of

Do you feel like a grown up? Or do you still feel like a kid?

Don't feel like a grown up. My idea of what it means to be a grown up disappeared along the way - by the time I was old enough the society had changed in a way I could barely adapt to.There are chances I would

Does anyone ever truly feel like an adult?

Of course. Primarily, the time when someone feels like an adult is when they feel as if someone else is acting like a child, because that makes you feel mature by comparison.This has the unfortunate side effect of giving insecure people a reason to be condescending all the time, which can get pretty

Should there be establishments where adults are not allowed to act like children unless they have some sort of special needs?

Since I am 67 years old on the outside, but anywhere from 2 -15 on the inside, I always want to let my inner child out. I hate it when people get old so fast. There are those of us with this inner child, this inner spirit that finds wonder in everything and enjoys letting this child

What is the most childish thing that you still do as an adult?

Everyone loves doing somethings which they did as a child and sometimes it is too late to get rid of those. Here is my list of 10 things which are childish but I still continue to do.I still keep a sock under my pillow on

Why do some adults have the tendency to love childish stuffs?

I think the answer to this question changes depending on what you would call childish. For the purposes of this question, I'll limit it to what you've stated already: toys.In the case of Micheal Jackson, I've heard it said that his lack of childhood led him to buy loads of

Why do adult children disrespect their mothers?

Well, l have seen many cases of this no matter where l go. To be honest the first thing l can assure you is mainly due to the problem -

What do children of helicopter parents look like as adults?

Example1: My adult friend still cannot take pill because her parents minced it up and put it in sweets. At 40 she still only take liquid medicine or must mince up pills and sprinkle it over ice cream or something sweet. She does well

Why do adult children lie?

I am a 55 yr. old male, my mother is 89 and, would you know, happens to be female. In her mind, things should cost about the same as they did in the 1970s. I am, to some extent, also falling victim to the same phenomenon. For instance, I believe Mc Donalds value meals should cost about

What's the worst thing you've done as a roommate?

Well, I had a roommate many years ago. I thought it would be a great way to offset my rent and maybe even improve my social life. Oh contrare! It turned out I selected a roommate out of convenience and we were quite incompatible. I'm pretty straight laced and introverted. He dabbled in drugs, stayed out to all hours

What is like to be an adult child?

Assuming that by an "adult child" you refer to a person who is an adult but has a personality and mentality of a child, then i can help you with that. I am a completely man child. I get really excited over small

Do your parents still "scream' at you as an adult?

My parents never screamed at me, as far as I can recall. It's not a very useful parenting technique, and would have made me lose my respect for them.I don't think I ever screamed at my sons, either; if I did, it was because I was over-stressed and in a

When do children start thinking like adults?

I don't even know if my answer to come holds.Anyways,There exists a girl named Zee. She was a blithesome person, ever crazy and always goofing around. She found humor in the banal of occasions and commodities. She made weird noises and funny faces.But she made the most mature of decisions and put her mind

How to get adults to stop talking to me like a child

I had this problem when I was your age. Drove me nuts. By that time I was reading lots of Sci-Fi and Fantasy and had developed a very good vocabulary so rarely had trouble understanding adults speaking to other adults or me. I'd even get bored and read the family copy of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. How others, adults

How to handle an adult child with NPD

If you can't assess their age properly, then you also can't armchair diagnose them with one of a group of most extreme disorders in psychology. Are they an adult, or are they a child? You can't be both at the same

How old were you when you first stole something?

I was in fifth grade and living with my grandma (wild child I was told) going to school at her church which was a Catholic church nuns and all. After school one day she took me to our local T.G.&Y. dime store the place was packed with old ladies trying to

What is a traditional Austrian family meal for kids and adults, which is easy or quick to make?

Nourishment in Daily Life. Austrian cooking is a standout amongst the most shifted in Europe and includes German, Hungarian, Czech, and northern Italian influences.A regular Austrian's day begins with a light breakfast of espresso or milk with bread and spread or stick. Wiener presented with mustard

What movie terrified you as a child that you now laugh at as an adult?

Good question! Damien....THE OMEN SERIES.also the Showtime or Cinemax adaptation a the real EXORCIST movie which actually a boy not Reagan from the 70's version.My gma made jokes about that EXORCIST movie.Lol, she was nevah afraid of ANYTHING!LOL, i can only surmise I must know what she did....that the REAL demons do not look like that

What's classy in highschool but trashy in adulthood?

Teeny tiny jean skirts.A large group of girls at my high school wear teeny tiny jean skirts. Even when it's freezing outside.It's a

What was the scariest picture or video that terrified you as a child or an adult?

One time I was watching a video titled Rape Sad Story. It wasn't really a story but a military or army helicopter, it came up and started raping the family. Meanwhile a little girl like 6 or 7 years old was outside watching. I really didn't like it when they shot the guy's head and made they