How old were you?

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by PotterWatch, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    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

    May 25, 2007
    SW Wisconsin
    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

    Apr 3, 2008
    Up at the barn

  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 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.

  7. Beekissed

    Beekissed Free Ranging

  8. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
    Central SC
    My Coop
    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

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    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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