So, today is my 19th birthday. I feel like this age doesn’t suit me. I don’t feel 19; I feel a lot younger. I always struggle with growing up because certain expectations are thrown at you. Like, I’m too old for certain things, so I look at it longingly in the store but won’t get it because I’d be judged. I love childish games.
Age isn’t just a number. I know that’s the statement, but it always feels like it’s supposed to define your character, and that shouldn’t be the case. Just because you’re 70, doesn’t mean you are supposed to read the newspaper and do gardening. And being 19 shouldn’t mean going out partying, drinking, and going to uni. I don’t do any of those things by the way. It’s alright if you do, but it shouldn’t be defined by your age. It should be defined by whether you want to do these things.
Why is so much stuff age-defined? Everything you buy has a certain type of buyer and if you don’t fall into that category, sometimes you can get judged. I fear judgement from everyone so I don’t even talk about the things that would make me most happy. I just have a young heart.
Thank you for reading,
So it is one of my closest friend’s (MyMindSpeaksAloud) birthday today and soo I think she deserves a lil shout-out. You should go read her posts because she’s awesome and your life is not complete without reading her stuff, k? Also, she’s 18 now so her posts will be way more mature than they were yesterday, I’m sure. 😀
She hasn’t received many comments/likes for a while and I think it’s made her a bit down so, if you go just read her stuff, maybe even give a comment, that would be the best birthday present for you to give her. ^-^ And her posts are not lacking quality at all, so go do it now! Woo!
So it is my friend and fellow blogger’s (although recent!) birthday today. A New Chapter is one of my closest real life friends, making me smile when I thought I couldn’t, making me laugh over anything. She’s pretty awesome.
I just think she needs to understand how awesome she is, and how awesome she has been for the last seventeen years – how she is a better contribution to the world, spreading rainbow dust wherever she goes and all that. Her presence can make anyone, even the grumpiest, be happy. She’s a wonderful person, truly, and I’m so lucky to have her as my friend.
I got her a mindfulness activity book thing for her birthday and some felt tips but I thought that that wasn’t enough for how amazing she is so I decided to do this post. I will never be able to express how much she has helped me over the years but I’m just glad that she has a part in my life, and I’m sure that everyone else who is in her life feels the same.
Thank you and happy birthday to you. 🙂