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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, It's good to take however much time you need to stop working and think about who you are, what you want to do, and if the path you're currently on (or considering starting down) is what you want to do and is in line with your values.
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Hey 18 year old, Don't go to college right away.Whatever anybody says.It's YOUR life.Figure out what you'd love to do with it.Time between 18 and 28 passes by so quickly!Start now: try different things, learn them by yourself, don't stick to just one
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Hey 18 year old, Keep up the good work, everything you've ever wanted is at the top of your finger tips
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Hey 18 year old, Don't wait to grab up the guy that thinks you're the best girl in the whole wide world. College and love can go hand in hand. With each passing year, you're chances of marrying the man who will always love you and be faithful to you are getting slim.
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Hey 18 year old, I hope you finally find yourself, so you don't have to pretend anymore. You're not obliged to please everyone, it's totally alright if someone doesn't like you it's part of living.
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Hey 18 year old, Anything you're doing do it right as long as it's legal and it won't offend God,go for it !
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Hey 18 year old, Don’t feel pressured to find the love of your love. Trust me, there is still so much time! Enjoy being single, but don’t get complacent
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Hey 18 year old, Keep in mind the upcoming 20 years are the years that u will make ur last living memories for the rest of ur life enjoy the ride get out of ur comfort zone seek knowledge and happiness .. take care of ur family now cz they are not for granted ..
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Hey 18 year old, Don’t pursue a career in construction. I made the mistake of thinking building things would be cool only to have my boss put me on a jackhammer for hours everyday.
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Hey 18 year old, This is where the adventure begins, love yourself, have confidence in yourself and be a good person to the people around you, help them and be honest with them. Make new experiences, learn new things that will prepare you for your twenties.
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Hey 18 year old, , Dont let other take advantage of your true work the time you given to those they dont know the true value. For more greate advice check this young lady out on youtube its called Cultural story time she gives the best advice no matter what age you a
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Hey 18 year old, You don’t have to label your sexuality, just do what feels right
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Hey 18 year old, If you’re making decisions just to follow the crowd even though it doesn’t feel right, stop pretending, do what makes YOU happy
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Hey 18 year old, start saving money, brushing your teeth twice a day, and exercising regularly
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Hey 18 year old, don’t force friendships with people who only want you when you’re useful to them
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Hey 18 year old, Life is too short to worry about petty shit. Life your life, travel the world. Be who you were destined to be.
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Hey 18 year old, I know you're gonna hate hearing this but.... You're still a kid. But don't fret, each adult experience for better or worse defines who you are. No one is perfect but strive to be a good person... It will serve you well.
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Hey 18 year old, Don't try to fit all the next 10 years into a single night, a single week, or a single year. It'll burn you out.
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Hey 18 year old, It's ok to not know what you are going to do with your life. Trust me there is no rush.
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Hey 18 year old, If you live in the US or someplace with expensive colleges, think before you sign up for the student debt. College might not be as important as they make it look like, especially for tech. You can get into Google with bootcamps too.
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Hey 18 year old, I would like to know that when ending a relationship it doesn't have to be the end
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Hey 18 year old, Hey
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Hey 18 year old, College isn’t for everyone and even if it is for you it may not be worth the student loans. Consider community college, online programs, local state schools, and other affordable options as well.
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Hey 18 year old, Invest in shirts that are 100% cotton. Polyester= extra bad B.O.
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Hey 18 year old, Take a year off between high school and college, use the time to wonder and explore yourself.
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Hey 18 year old, Don't judge people, it doesn't benefit anyone. Not them, not you, or anyone else
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Hey 18 year old, register to vote
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Hey 18 year old, Don't do things under peer pressure or just because most if your friends do. Start thinking about where you want to be in next 10 years.
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Hey 18 year old, If you want to succeed, never repeat your mistakes. Make it a habit and see the change.✌️
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Hey 18 year old, Don’t get married yet. No matter how charming he might be, get to know him first and be sure he’s the one.
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