How old were you?

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  1. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    When you first moved out on your own? I was watching a show with some kids in their early 20s who were not yet looking at living on their own and it made me wonder when most people take that step. I was living in a college dorm when I was 17 and rented my first apartment at 19. I know my husband had his first apartment at around the same age. So how old were you?
     
  2. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    I joined the military at 18.

    Oldest son was off to college and living in the dorms at 18.
     
  3. Rusty Hills Farm

    Rusty Hills Farm Songster

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    Quote:Ditto.

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  4. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    I left home 2 weeks after I turned 15. Things were a lot different back then. I had a full time job and was still in high school full time. I rented a small house trailer, walked back and forth to work (About 2 miles) until I could save up $75.00 to buy my first car (a '65 Impalla).
    You gotta keep in mind though that I lived in "Mayberry, USA". [​IMG]
     
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I moved out the month I graduated high school...at 18. I took the first job I could find and attended college. I rented a crappy apt. with a roomate. [​IMG]
     
  6. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    A couple months after turning 18. Headed for the big city and didn't look back.

    Imp
     
  7. Beekissed

    Beekissed Free Ranging

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  8. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    Got married in July @ 20 yrs of age & graduated Tech in August... in 1985... I feel old... My youngest is a senior @ South Carolina! [​IMG]
     
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    I joined the Navy at 18...haze gray and underway.
     
  10. Day I turned 17...

    Then back home because the family I was staying with had troubles...

    Then HS graduation, Mom so proud... yada... next day kicked me out... and haven't been back since. So, 18.
     

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