What Necessary Adult Skills Were You Never Taught Growing Up?

When you’re young, you spend most of your time getting an education to help prepare you for being an adult. And yet some things slip through the cracks. What weren’t you taught that you think you should have?

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Despite 13 or more years of education, people often still end up in adulthood without certain common skills, like how to navigate getting a car loan, how to balance their chequebooks, how to understand their health insurance needs, or even how to get along with other people. We want to hear where the holes were in your education. What challenges did you meet in adulthood that left you confused or lost, wondering why no one bothered to explain this to you before?

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