If parental guidance was MIA in childhood, you can teach yourself to thrive. The unfair fact remains that in the absence of secure, loving, and nurturing parental figures, one must learn to parent themselves in order to survive. Good parenting means you were taught emotional.
And probably the most harmful consequence of your adult authority falling prey to your pleasure-seeking child self is the increased possibility of.
Just look at what adults actually do. Adults usually do engage in gainful employment on a regular basis, take care of their self-, partner-, family- and extended.
When you're young and making real money for the first time, it can be hard to tell yourself no. But indulging every whim now means it'll be even.