Originally Posted by pattgt
Q: What I should I do ?
A: Get down on your knees and thank your favorite deity for parents who have good brains and the guts to enforce common sense in their kid. (If you are an atheist, thank random, blind chance.)
Standard answer on emancipation: get a full time job and support yourself 100%; that will help you prove emancipation.
There are two rules for success:
(1) Never tell everything you know.