Should Age Alone Determine Status As An Adult? Age 18 is often perceived as a rite of passage to adulthood because three major tasks of life are ascertained at this benchmark age:
Handing over your car keys to your 16 year-old can be a scary thing. At age 16-to-17, a whole new world of risk and vulnerability opens. Suddenly introduced to your teen are complex responsibilities that can have life-defining consequences.
A relationship with your teen is like building a bridge.