Coming of age is the transition from childhood to adulthood, and rites of passage are the benchmarks of this process. You might be preparing to undergo a traditional religious or cultural rite of passage; you may be experiencing an unplanned rite of passage, or perhaps you are simply wondering why you aren't undergoing any of these rites. No matter what your situation, you have come to the right place if you want to learn more about growing up and the experiences involved.
This website is full of resources to help you learn all about these different rites of passage, some you may be familiar with, and some you may never have heard of, as well as all sorts of books, movies, websites, and organizations that can help you learn more about them. You are not the only one going through these experiences, and we hope that this website will help you better understand this period of your life.