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Adulthood Essay

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Essay title: Adulthood Essay

So just when does a teen know when they are becoming adult? Is it when they are done going through puberty? I don't think so; I believe teens develop more into adults as soon as they reach a level of maturity. Some will hit this level sooner and some later.

Some characteristics that I believe make a teen realize they are maturing are, for one, definitely becoming more independent and responsible. Adulthood is full of responsibilities; In order to handle these you need to be able to accept the responsibilities, and then realize that, " Hey, my mom doesn't have to make me wake up and get ready, or force me to do things I should already know to do," they realize that they are being more responsible and adult like.

Teens also can tell when they are becoming more adult like, because they look deeper into things, and not just at what is on the surface. They become like a scientist and dissect things down so they can probe it for more information. In doing this, teens gain a deeper understanding of life. They no longer will view life as a task but more

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