We often imagine that when we get to a certain age we’ll suddenly be adults. Something will shift, and with the snap of a finger we’ll be the men that we always imagined we’d become. In reality, growing up is a process. But, there are some things we can do to make that process go a little bit faster. Though you may not be able to change your bad habits and behaviors over night, you can start with the way you speak. There are some phrases that we should stop using as we move into manhood. Often, you learn what not to say the hard way—by paying the consequences. Though we can’t exactly tell you how to be a man, we can tell you what phrases will show everyone that you aren’t an adult. 

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