It happened when I went to a museum with my friend. Immediately, my friend dropped the candle back in the box, as if it had been tainted. Why should she be made to feel so ashamed for feelings which had come so naturally to her? Clearly, a line has been drawn between what is meant for children and what is meant for adults. When a child tries to cross over, though, it just comes across as cute. Exploring this foggy zone, I will be looking for answers on how we can bring together adult and child.
Responsibility and why I REALLY don’t want to be an adult.
I Don't Want to Be a Responsible Adult Anymore, and Other Stories - The Work As Meditation
I am in the throes of adulthood. My little mushroom toes are craning their tiny necks to get a peak of the adult world below…but my inner toddler is terrified and about to piss her pants. You know that Britney Spears song? Not Yet a Grown-up. Or something like. I am not a girl..
It was a heavy, depressing kind of feeling. I wanted to quit everything and go live in a cave somewhere. Luckily, stressful thoughts are allowed in my world. So I went to my Inquiry Circle group and posted my stressful thoughts in raw form. No Judge-Your-Neighbor Worksheet.
Remember how when you were younger, all you wanted to do was grow up and be able to do all things adult-like? Then, when you finally began to get some responsibility and your schedule gets a little busy you feel grown and important. Well, at least I did. Soon enough, you're juggling three jobs, school, and extracurriculars, and all you really want to do is sleep.