How I Feel About Being 18

charmaine mufua, Dakota Meekins//Editor


In January of 2022, I turned 18. I remember being younger and looking forward to turning 18 and being legal because then I could do more things and be independent. However, as I got older, I found myself not wanting to grow up even more. Even though 18 is still young, being legal makes me feel as though I need to have everything figured out and be able to do everything myself. I just need to remind myself that I am still a kid and do not need to put so much pressure on myself.