issues come to mind. For instance, with adulthood come many new responsibilities.
Furthermore, many will be initiating college, while others may be starting families,
When we consider works such as From the House of Yemanja, by Audre
deal with this sort of problem day in and day out. Adulthood is a major step in every
one s life and it is important to remember that having someone to talk to is very
to her mother babble on and on about everything. The mother is so concerned about her
daughter that whenever the young lady tries to make a comment or answer her mother s
questions, her mother simply ignores her. For instance, is it true that you sing benna in
don t sing benna in Sunday school; you mustn t speak to wharf-rat boys, not even to give
Sundays at all and never in Sunday school (Literature and Society 72).
important that parents either get help or learn to deal with problems such as these. If they
Besides dealing with parents young adults must decide whether to begin college
or go directly to work after high school. Those who choose to work tend to start families
earlier than those who go to college. These people not only have to fulfill the role of
This takes a lot of hard word and dedication. This may be the hardest part of one s life,
but it is well worth it in the long run.
Although some may choose to work and start a family, many go to college as
well. An increasing number of people are selecting this route because college has
better the education will be. One can make college easy or hard. It all depends on what
you put into it and how well you manage your time. Many people will be finding new
friends to hang out with. Some of these friends will most likely want to party all the
time. However, it s important to remember that school comes first and in order to
succeed you must prioritize your activities. This is what being an adult is all about. You
must act responsibly and do what it takes to prosper.
responsibilities that we never even imagined. Whether we go to school or work and start
a family, we must make important decisions that may affect us for the rest of our lives.