Adult chat in washington state
In some cases, a child under 18 is a legal adult especially for the purposes of marrying or signing contracts, prior to 18.
Ironically, for the child, perhaps, is that this type of control inherent in being an adult, essentially means a parent has no further legal responsibility to care for you.
Visit Olympic National Forest - or maybe the Hoh/Quinault Rain Forests.
Tide pools, ancient forests, glaciers and even one of the world's only coniferous rain forests!
At 18, they essentially age out of the system and the state no longer has the burden of supporting them.
In some cases, foster parents will continue to parent a child who is technically an adult.