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I am twenty-six years old and I am in the young adulthood stage of life. As a young adult I have had to deal with several big issues/decisions. One difficult decision that I have had to make is learning to let go of people. The second difficult decision I have had to make is going back to school. I have had the difficult decision of letting those whom I care about go for the safety of my family. My grandmother had recently found out that she had cancer. My aunt had been giving us problems for awhile but she completley disrespected me, my mother, and my grandmother. We had our words. So I was left with the difficult decision to not associate with her or let her around my family. Over the summer my best friend had forced me to let her go. She was a sister to me but I could no longer deal with her. She tried to get me to lie to her husband about her cheating on her husband in my house. Being raised on good morals I could not do it. Now it's like our relationship never existed. I let her and her family go because I did not want my kids raised around someone like that. Another hard decision was going back to college to earn a degree. I have been dealing with this issue since I have graduated high school. I wanted to go to college, but there were a few things setting me back. I have bad anxiety being around a lot of people. When I went to orientation at Western Univerity, I was completely petrified and walked out. I applied a couple years later to another college but soon found out I was pregnant with my first child. So I didn't attend. Now I have two little ones but I had to make the dicision to go back to school. It is difficult raising to kids having a dead end job. I am not saying that it is easy going tosc... ... middle of paper ... ...s favorite sport) since his grandfathers death. A big decision he has made was getting his license. He loves to drive around town, pick up girls, and just do his own thing. He even took over his grandfathers truck. He told me that he loves to come and go as he pleases. He feels more like an adult now that he has got his drivers license. As we age, we are forced to make big decisions and deal with difficult issues. The issues of each generation are similar because everyone makes big decisions and deals with difficult issues. They are different because each generation has diffenrent more complex issues and how they are dealt with. In adolescence, we start dealing with issues and decisions. In young adulthood, people start to act on moral and good judgement. In middle adulthood, most people know what they want and start developing more health problems.
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