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15 Signs, According To Pakistani Parents, That Show You Have Finally Grown Up !
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Published: Jun 27, 2015

Unlike the rest of the world, we have different ‘right of passage’ towards adulthood. Usually, once you finish high school, you are regarded as a grown-up. That’s not the case in Pakistan. There are certain things you need to grow through to ascend in to adulthood.

Here is how we do it in Pakistan:

1. When you are capable of travelling alone.

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Source: defence.pk

2. When you can stay out late.

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Source: hotbandboys.com

3. When you have to stand in line to pay your own fees, and sometimes utility bills.

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Source: theasterisktoday.com

4. When you can drive and take the car out by yourself.

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Source: Buzzfeed

5. When boys get their own bikes.

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6. When you get less Eidi on Eid.

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Source: fm-base.co.uk

7. When you have to give out Eidi as well.

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Source: Giphy

8. When your friends start getting engaged and/or married.

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Source: Buzzfeed

9. When they start having babies and you know you have to,

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10.  When you start sleeping really early without anyone asking to go to bed!

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Source: wigglegif.com

11.  When you start buying ghar ka saamaan on your own.

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Source: sodahead.com

12. You start bargaining more and spending prudently

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Source: mentalmasala.com

13. When you become a part of the important decision making process in the house.

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Source: rebloggy.com

14. You start making decisions your parents agree with.

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Source: goodreads

15. When people start asking YOU for advice!

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Pakistani parents treat you like you are a kid because they have a hard time accepting that you’ve finally grown-up. But once they do, life may not be how you expect it to be. Enjoy whatever is left of your pre-adulthood and make the most of it!