However, in the past couple of weeks I've had some experiences that make me feel like an adult. No, not the discovery of gray hairs (happened 10 years ago, for the record) or groaning as I stand from a sofa. It was passing on pizza at a couple of gatherings. I thought to myself that I would have never rejected pizza a few years ago, what's happening to me? Then I felt it in the pit of my stomach, I might be entering adulthood. So if you can relate to any of the symptoms below, schedule an appointment with your local life insurance provider and talk options.
1. Passing on a favorite food that you genuinely believed as a child you could have for every meal for the rest of your life. Beware, this will shatter your world.
2. You no longer consider candy a food group. Remember when you were a kid and you promised yourself that you would eat as much candy as you wanted when you are an adult? What happened to the dedication?
3. If you do eat that candy bar or pizza, you think about what it's doing to your body and how long it's going to take to burn off the calories. If you aren't thinking about it, maybe you should. (See, the adult in me is talking again.)
4. You think someone's TV or music is too loud. I remember watching TV with my dad as a kid. If he was watching something he would ask for the volume to be increased. When I switched the channel, he would ask to turn the volume down as the TV was too loud.
5. It's impossible to keep up with the newest and even outdated social media. You're happy, feeling confident about your facebook knowledge. Then a young person not only mentions a social media platform you have never heard of, but they also laugh when you ask them if people their age use facebook.
6. You use the term “young person”.
7. You look forward to going to sleep early, like 8pm early. For parents, you are more than content to fall asleep with your kids.
8. You haven't made a friend in months, maybe years. You are still meeting people, and some are very interesting. However, you are more acquaintances than friends. Subconsciously you are terrified they are going to ask you to become flexible on your 9pm bedtime.
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