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I'm not 18 till August but I'm really scared for when the time comes

The realization that you are able to basically do all the adult stuff just freaks me out... I still feel like I have the maturity of a 12-year-old and have little common sense or responsibility. For god sake, I was literally watching a Scooby-Doo episode yesterday.

And to add to this the UCAS firm deadline is in 2 days and I have no frigin idea what I'm going to do!

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not really scared tbh. Age is just a number lol.
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Naa 18 is a nice age, real responsibility doesn't kick in till like 22ish but you get all the freedoms of adulthood.
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not really scared tbh. Age is just a number lol.
That's a good attitude to have I guess xD
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yes. just getting older in general. although it's still next year August
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Naa 18 is a nice age, real responsibility doesn't kick in till like 22ish but you get all the freedoms of adulthood.
I don't want freedom, It's just more room to screw up
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Yeah cos I'm 19 and the thought of possibly time travelling back to the past is scary

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I don't want freedom, It's just more room to screw up
Its hard to majorly screw up at that age, a lot of immaturity and general dumbness but most of it just ends up being good stories. At 18 you can afford to mess up anyway, its how you learn.
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I'm not 18 till August but I'm really scared for when the time comes

The realization that you are able to basically do all the adult stuff just freaks me out... I still feel like I have the maturity of a 12-year-old and have little common sense or responsibility. For god sake, I was literally watching a Scooby-Doo episode yesterday.

And to add to this the UCAS firm deadline is in 2 days and I have no frigin idea what I'm going to do!

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i am super scared want to talk about it.
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Just imagine how I feel since I’m turning 25 in about 3 months :lol:
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Just imagine how I feel since I’m turning 25 in about 3 months :lol:
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Nah man I'm looking forward to it. It's gonna be sick :yep:
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Nah, I'll be 18 in September, there's always a few changes every year, nothing major but parents do play a part. I still have a 9 year old phone that came out when I was 9, still living in the past...
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yea I'm 18 atm turning 19 soon and it is very depressing and lonely
lots of expectations and responsibility to deal with

growing up is inevitable unfortunately
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Meh, I'm quite a few years older than you and I still don't feel like a proper adult. It's a case of faking it till you make it, everyone feels like this , it's totally normal.

And I still wouldn't say "no" to watching Scoody Doo
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Don't worry about it. I was freaked out about it too but I turned 18 this year and literally nothing changed. I still feel like a 16 year-old sometimes tbh (probably cuz I spent my whole 17th year in lockdown lol).
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A long time ago for me but all that really changed was that I could sup in my local legally instead of illegally :lol:
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(Original post by Jonathanツ)
I'm not 18 till August but I'm really scared for when the time comes

The realization that you are able to basically do all the adult stuff just freaks me out... I still feel like I have the maturity of a 12-year-old and have little common sense or responsibility. For god sake, I was literally watching a Scooby-Doo episode yesterday.

And to add to this the UCAS firm deadline is in 2 days and I have no frigin idea what I'm going to do!

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I’m 24 now. It’s not like you hit 18 and you have to immediately figure out how to do everything yourself, ‘I need to know how to pay my taxes, how to get a job, gotta learn how to cook etc.’ All these things happen gradually as you become more independent and progress further in your career/educational goals.

It’s really not a big deal in the grand scheme of things. I still go on TSR at 24 so something must be going right, I guess
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Yeah I’m 17 atm but I don’t wanna turn 18 at all. My parents keep telling me I will be a man by then and have more freedom and cool my own food and stuff. Most people my age want their own car or credit card or all the bs people 20 years later complain about. My parents have been trying to tempt me into getting a credit card and a drivers license by saying i can buy things or do more fun stuff but I’m not falling for that bs. All this stuff they’re tempting me with Is only temporary pleasure but after that fades it’s all gonna be a pain in the *** to be responsible over.
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I'm 27 and it's all down hill from 18 bruh. Sorry.
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