About to turn 18 years old?

In 27 days, I will be 18. I just need to know a few things about how you can run your life as a new 18 year-old who's still living with his parents. Is it true that once you're 18, no one, INCLUDING YOUR PARENTS, can tell you how to run your life? Is it also true that they can't force you to wear this or do... show more In 27 days, I will be 18. I just need to know a few things about how you can run your life as a new 18 year-old who's still living with his parents.

Is it true that once you're 18, no one, INCLUDING YOUR PARENTS, can tell you how to run your life? Is it also true that they can't force you to wear this or do that? Is it also true that 18 year olds can leave the house for a while whenever they want?

Here's the problem with me. My parents still want to order me around even when I turn 18. Thanks to legal technicality, they have the right to kick me out of their house if I don't follow their rules or obey them and also if I don't let them run LITERALLY EVERY ASPECT OF MY FREAKING LIFE! I've argued with my parents with this issue and they have acutally threatened to kick me out of the house as soon as I'm 18 if I don't let them boss me around like I'm still a minor. They keep saying that crappy "while you live under my roof, you'll follow our rules" phrase.

Is there a way to convince my parents that once I turn 18, I can do whatever the hell I want? At the same time, is there a way to make sure that they don't kick me out of the house and still allow me the freedom I deserve?

The obvious solution would be to move out but I just started college 2 weeks ago and I'm trying to land a job right now and plus, I owe my dad a bunch of money right now. In 2 years after I finish community college, I'm moving out to San Jose to attend San Jose State University and get a room in that school (if there is any). Anyway, can you guys help me with my issue? Thanks!

VIVA LA RAZA!
Update: So far, the first 3 of you are obviously not on my side. All I want is for my parents to not treat me like a minor who has to be their dog on a leash anymore. And yes, there are issues between me and my parents when it comes to protection and trust. I'm a college student for God's freaking sake. My... show more So far, the first 3 of you are obviously not on my side. All I want is for my parents to not treat me like a minor who has to be their dog on a leash anymore.

And yes, there are issues between me and my parents when it comes to protection and trust. I'm a college student for God's freaking sake. My parents are stubborn as hell and they are to bent up on their Mexican parenting traditions to listen to my logic.
Update 2: One more thing, as soon as I get my job, I will start paying for my own things. I still need 2 years before I move out to San Jose.
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