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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
12/25/2018

When did your parents start treating you like an adult?

52%
Age 21 WINNER

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48%
Still waiting

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52%
Age 21

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Chuck Reed
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Chuck Reed

I started working to buy my school clothes when I was 13.

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Sharon Steiger
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Sharon Steiger

I left home at 18-19 and joined the carnival circuit. I guess it was me that wanted the adult life instead of being treated like a teen forever with "to-do" lists of chores and the endless pursuit of employment.

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Tammy Sanders-Toledo
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Tammy Sanders-Toledo

I think, I was closer to 18 when my parents started treating me like an adult.

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Mike
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Mike

When I joined the military after my first semester in college. I left home and was a days travel away from any family. Independence and survival lead to being an adult.

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Eileen Indrelie Tolzmann
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Eileen Indrelie Tolzmann

It was actually the minute I graduated high school and had a job. So at age 18 in reality.

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Jason Bertalotto
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Jason Bertalotto

More responsibility and trust

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Marla Gilman
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Marla Gilman

I forced the issue by being self sufficient. It's hard to treat someone like a child when they don't need anything from you and have set and enforced boundaries.

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Rod Simonson
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Rod Simonson

From the time I left for college I was expected to be master of my own fate. Even before that I knew I needed to act responsibly.

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Woody
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Woody

I got married at 20, always were great to me I'm 62 now

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Susan A. Tatum
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Susan A. Tatum

Actually, it was after I married, which was before I turned 21.

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48%
Still waiting

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Greg Stewart
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Greg Stewart

I waited a while, then cut them up with a chainsaw.

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Rachel Clara Smith
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Rachel Clara Smith

My parents still think they know everything!

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kaycstamper
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kaycstamper

My parents are dead but my mom still thought of us as kids even when we were 60!

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D May
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D May

I am 64 and my father is finally beginning to.

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Simp Baeless 🌹
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Simp Baeless 🌹

I'm 19 and they can't find the time to take me to get my liscense because they're always working.

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Nancy Sam
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Nancy Sam

My mother was a single mother and a young mother, it's all shes known for most of her life.

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Karen Richardson
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Karen Richardson

I'll be 50 in August. o_O

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Is there a vegetable you absolutely will not eat?
Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
1 year left

Is there a vegetable you absolutely will not eat?

Yes

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No

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Yes

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Abby Normal
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Abby Normal

Peppers, Bell peppers 🫑, chili peppers 🌶️, jalapeno peppers, pepperochine, pickled peppers Are all migraine triggers for me and I avoid them at all costs.

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No

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At the theater, do you prefer plays or musicals?
Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
12 months left

At the theater, do you prefer plays or musicals?

Plays

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Musicals

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Plays

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rover6rover
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rover6rover

I hear Broadway is struggling since the pandemic -- perhaps since they've focused too much on vapid, middle-brow spectacle. Where's the next "Odd Couple" or "Death of a Salesman"?

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Musicals

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Abby Normal
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Abby Normal

Phantom of the Opera - need I say more?

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