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What I Wish I Knew At Age 18

Here's everything everyone wish they knew at the age of 18. If it's good advice, hit the upvote button. The number next to it indicates the age the author wrote it at. Feel like there's something missing? Add a new message!



Hey 18 year old, If you're a bully of anyone who is different from you, solely because they're different, then you can't be considered an adult at this age. What is wrong can be different, but difference in of itself is not wrong. You're just a coward.
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Hey 18 year old, If you don't know if what you experienced counts as sexual harassment or sexual abuse, and what counts as rape if you are wondering that, then look for the signs of sexual harassment/abuse or signs of rape, if you are confused.
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Hey 18 year old, Allow people the freedom to change. If someone decides to modify their beliefs or behaviors in a positive way, refrain from pointing out their inconsistencies, being sarcastic, joking, or otherwise commenting.
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Hey 18 year old, Stop overthinking your tasks. It leads to analysis paralysis and you end up just thinking about work instead of actually doing it. Have a VERY basic plan, and just start working. You'll figure things out along the way.
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Hey 18 year old, If someone doesn't appreciate something you do for them, it probably means that it isn't that important to them. Rather than stew about it or demand recognition, just add it to the list of things you don't need to do anymore.
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Hey 18 year old, College students: If you are a victim of a crime at school, call police FIRST, not the school. Colleges will try to get you to use their "internal" reporting systems when something bad happens. That system is there to protect the school, not you.
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Hey 18 year old, I feel nothing is good in my life related to study home proud bcz I'm not scholor studen but I want to be a scholor and I ready to prepared so give me suggestions
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Hey 18 year old, My career
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Hey 18 year old, Make your body attractive so that your personality doesn't break your chances
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Hey 18 year old, Nothing much lacks in your life because you have life don't run behind girls ,money ,etc just have faith and do what you lovr
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Hey 18 year old, You shouldn't have done that
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Hey 18 year old, Go out for documentary.
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Hey 18 year old, Hey 18-year-old , you have to balance your relationships and your efforts for your career.
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Hey 18 year old, Lives is all about next step because past cannot be change so work at present and make future at your hand
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Hey 18 year old, Be sincere with your self, love yourself, request yourself and be yourself.
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Hey 18 year old, if you can't see your grandparent on his or her birthday, at least call to wish him or her a happy birthday. It may be your grandparent's last birthday.
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Hey 18 year old, dont ever seek any relationship advice from anyone..because we,as humans are all so different.We feel differently,think differently and value different things..and any advice you take..take it with a grain of salt..our relationships are unique..
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Hey 18 year old, Love your body hole life
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Hey 18 year old, Try to feel pain , talk less think more
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Hey 18 year old, Don't eat too much sugar, don't underestimate the benefits exercise can bring you.
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Hey 18 year old, It is okay and valid if you choose not to go to college. There are still so many job opportunities out there that don't need a college degree. You are not behind and you are not stupid. College isn't for everybody and you'll be just fine.
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Hey 18 year old, Don't think that you have already tried everything in this life and try to do as much as possible, visit many countries, meet interesting people and reach heights.
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Hey 18 year old, If you feel like you've missed some lessons on how to be an adult from your younger years, look up the advice for 13-17 here even if it wasn't really meant for you, if you feel behind.
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Hey 18 year old, Slow the f#@% down. So many people die in car accidents. Don’t let it be you, your passenger or a stranger in another car.
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Hey 18 year old, Finished school and about to start at university or college? Think about what you want to work in, not what you want to study in the first place. Then work out from there which studies make the most sense for you. There are always multiple options.
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Hey 18 year old, Don't put down that trombone, clarinet or drumstick! You'll always be able to find people to play with. Making music will sooth your soul at any age.
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Hey 18 year old, life's about to get crazy. You're probably not prepared to cross the street and get hit by an airplane. Just remember that even some of the older adults out there can't "adult" right all the time too.
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Hey 18 year old, Figure out what you want one year from now. Where do you want to be? Who do you want to be? Then do absolutely everything in your power every day starting right then to make sure you're in that place. You'll be shocked how far you'll go.
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Hey 18 year old, Please! For the love of God! Don’t ever dive or jump into a river, lake or anybody of water that isn’t explicitly marked as safe for diving.
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Hey 18 year old, Don't be afraid to follow your dreams. Study major you will use in the future, not the one easy to get
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