There is no clear determinant for determining when a person becomes an adult; there are different statements in which civilizations and religions base their judgements about what being an adult means. So when do people become adult? Some base theirs opinions on the idea of ''turning eighteen''. Others say it’s when you get your drivers license. But above all that, one thing is for sure: to become an adult you must be mature and be ready to take on the world.
In a human context, being an adult means to become independent and self-aware; to be able to support financially yourself and your possibly future family, and being able to provide yourself with a house or a home.
Becoming independient will provide you the opportunity to learn and take responsibility for your own live. Young adults need to know who they are and to know their strengths and weaknesses, and values they consider to be important to them in order to be ready to face the real world; they need to find its own identity.
But as an adult, you will have to make lots of crucial and definal decisions, and you don’t always will have someone which would help you. You must make decisions about career goals and personal goals. The concept of responsability starts to play a very important role. These decisions are very important because these are the decisions that you will have to live with for the rest of your life. Being an adult means entering the world of work. You must be able to find a job and be willing to work enough to support yourself and obtain the reguard.
Adulthood takes other significates and definitions in other fields. Biologically, an adult is a human that has reached sexual maturity determined primarily the start of puberty. Legally, adulthood means that one can engage in a contract, and becomes a legal citizen with both rights and duties.
So what sets the start of the transition from being a teenager to an adult? The passage from teenager to adulthood is concidered...