Only 53% of People Felt Like an Adult When They Turned 18

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Chattanooga, Tennessee—

Everyone has seen that 30-year-old on social media who posts a photo of a sink full of dirty dishes . . . with an exasperated caption . . . along with the hashtag “#ADULTING.”  So this isn’t shocking . . .

In a new survey, only 53% of Americans felt like an “adult” when they turned 18 . . . and nearly 70% of people said they thought 18 is an “arbitrary age” to consider someone an adult.

So what makes someone feel like an adult?  In the survey, 30% of people say it’s when you’re living on your own.  That was the most popular answer.

Other responses include:  Buying a house . . . getting married . . . having your own bank account . . . having kids . . . doing all your own grocery shopping . . . doing your taxes . . . being OFF the family cell phone plan . . . voting . . . having a regular job . . . and buying “real” furniture, not just stuff from Craigslist.

“A study conducted by OnePoll, on behalf of Avocado Green Brands”

(OnePoll)