More than 2,000 adults over the age of 25 were polled about when they felt they had all their adulting stuff together, with the majority believing they don’t become full-on adults until they’re 26.
Meaning, education is complete and you are living on your own and have your finances in check. Despite the legal age of adulthood being 18, six in ten of those surveyed don’t believe this is the real age of being a grown up. 38% of those polled said they still rely on their parents or guardians.
The research also came up with 50 signs ‘independence day’ had been reached, and here are a few of them.
- Financially independent from your parents
- moving out of your parents house
- managing your own bills
- Having a good job
- Being able to budget
- Being self motivated