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Definition Essay On Adulthood

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Many cultures have different opinions on what adulthood is, and how one can achieve it. Within my family, adulthood was always thought of as when you turn eighteen. My mom cried on my eighteenth birthday and told me that she didn't have children anymore, she had adults. However, to a family that practices Jewish faith, they believe that a male becomes an adult at the age of thirteen, while a female becomes of age at twelve. Three things that I think that most all cultures believe to true is how one acts behaviorally, emotionally, and socially. Behaviorally wise, I think that being an adult means acting accordingly to situations. For example, thinking with an open mind and weighing every option in a situation before acting. When I was younger,
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