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08:22   |   Sep 27, 2018

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  • Hey everyone!
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  • I am turning 28 and I don't know how to celebrate my birthday. I never really knew how to celebrate
  • My birthdays growing up and I feel like I kind of stopped being excited about them soon after entering my 20s
  • Honestly though, a decent dinner and some board games and that's a pretty well spent birthday for me
  • I like to think I'm pretty simple when it comes to celebrations. I don't really care about how sick it looks on Instagram
  • I just like enjoying my time
  • Birthdays and our celebration of them is kind of weird like, you're gonna congratulate me
  • For being born when I really didn't have anything to do with it. It was all my parents
  • Well, my mom did all the heavy lifting and pushing but...
  • Yeah ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • Sure, you were the one or more out of the millions in the race that made it but I feel like we take too much credit
  • for our own birth when we
  • didn't really do that much and then every year some of us expect huge
  • Celebrations for ourselves and forget who's really responsible for our existence
  • I mean, yeah, go celebrate your birthday. Of course
  • But maybe give your parents a little acknowledgement too
  • instead of going apeshit when they get you the wrong color for your iPhone that you're gonna drop and break anyway.
  • I feel like birthdays aren't even equally treated the same way
  • If you have a summer birthday,
  • all the kids are out of school and on vacations and not everyone gets a chance to greet you in person
  • especially if they have a crush on you and needed the school setting as an excuse to talk to you and maybe give you a
  • gift that meant more than just a friendly gesture.
  • Mm-hmm and I can't help but feel bad for the lot of you with holiday birthdays where your celebrations and gifts just get grouped together
  • For convenience like what is the amount of time for a birthday to be rounded up or down to the nearest Christmas.
  • Leap year birthdays? How old even are you guys really? Like? How did your parents explain that to you?
  • Well son, uh, usually you have one but sometimes you don't and this year's one of them. All right go to bed
  • And then there's lunar birthdays which are based on the moon's cycle. So... I don't even know when you celebrate those
  • Hey guys. Here's an idea
  • What if we all just agreed to celebrate all our birthdays on the same day where no matter how old you are,
  • or when, where, and what time you were born? We all just dedicate this one day to celebrate it
  • It basically becomes a new holiday to honor everyone. It'll be super!
  • Syndrome: And with everyone super
  • No one will be.
  • I remember in elementary school whenever it was some kid's birthday, every kid in the class would be dropped dead
  • excited.
  • Not for the kid
  • No. Excited for the kids mom or dad, who would come in and treat the class with a box of Timbits or pizza or
  • Whatever. I remember it being the highlight of the day for every kid
  • ༼ つ ◕_◕ ༽つ A Freaking Timbit
  • Sigh...
  • Life as a kid was so simple. And my family was still new to Canada during the time
  • So we didn't know these wild first world traditions. I didn't explain it to my parents though
  • I felt like if I did it would ruin the whole surprise aspect, so I don't know
  • I just pretended to be oblivious and assumed that maybe they knew.
  • My birthday eventually comes along and all my classmates know because the teacher points it out on the calendar.
  • They were really excited to see what my parents would bring and eight-year-old me (the buffoon that i was)
  • Also thought:
  • Yeah, I wonder too! And I kept wondering until the end of the day because my parents...
  • never came...
  • I was pretty disappointed. Naively so, at my parents at first, yes, but then
  • Disappointed to think that the other kids only gave a shi* about you if they got something in return
  • I mean not all the kids were like that of course, but it was a pretty woke moment for me
  • My parents did start doing the Timbit thing for the following years though, and I really appreciated them for putting in the effort
  • I was pretty excited for gifts like any other kid on their birthday
  • It was one of the few ways I could get consoles and video games, but I didn't really like receiving clothes as a kid
  • First world problems. It sounds spoiled. I know I'm getting clothes as a teen and onwards is pretty lit though.
  • But as kid, kid...
  • Looking back with my 20/20 high insight
  • Clothes were a pretty poor gift investment
  • for me anyway.
  • I was eventually gonna outgrow them in a few years in terms of size and taste in fashion
  • but toys and games gave me memories.
  • And those my dear friend...
  • You can't outgrow.
  • Dad, c-can I please get a t-shirt?
  • All my friends are wearing one and I'm cold.
  • Huh? What was that son?
  • Yeah, that's why I thought.
  • You get back in there and play Kingdom Hearts™ √4.76 Final Mix: Director's Cut. Okay?!
  • I guess I was pretty excited to turn 18 because that's the age people consider you to be an adult,
  • But honestly, It didn't feel like the Sailor Moon transformation that I thought it'd be.
  • Oh, Shoot son, we legal. I can finally vote!
  • I... I don't like any of these candidates.
  • And then I turned 19 which is the legal age to drink in Ontario,
  • And I found out I wasn't really an alcohol kind of person.
  • I mean, I guess my car insurance went down a little bit when I turned 25, but...
  • Oh, here's a story
  • You guys remember my female best friend in high school that I had a major crush on.
  • Well, after sophomore year and before I moved to Virginia,
  • She started dating some other guy
  • Long story short: She admitted to me that it was kinda out of pity and guilt
  • because he's been doing a lot of favors for her and her family
  • And she thought she owed him so she gave him a chance when he asked her out.
  • Hey, um..., uh...You should never be obligated to owe someone a relationship.
  • Okay. All right carry on.
  • But anyway, Her birthday was coming up and her cousins messaged me to help plan a surprise party for her.
  • And I don't know if they knew How I felt about Joyce...
  • I, I think they did.
  • They should have known.
  • But they made me run the party errands with her boyfriend.
  • Because he was 16 and had his license
  • 14 year old me felt real beta for half that day, but you know what?
  • It's cool!
  • It's fine!
  • Because I made a hand-drawn portrait of her
  • and she was most excited about my present more than anyone elses.
  • So eat it Chris or whatever your name was
  • because my memory of you was so suppressed that I forgot.
  • I'm really behind with greeting people on their birthdays
  • I know most people have Facebook to remind them of those dates,
  • But when you don't go on Facebook often enough like me.
  • You tend to forget to greet some people.
  • The same goes for a lot of my Mutual's on social media.
  • Hey guys.
  • I know this might not mean very much but...
  • Happy belated birthday to all of you, and I'm sorry I don't pay enough attention. *[𝘛𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘬𝘴 𝘋𝘰𝘮 (•◡• )]*
  • Well, except you Jaiden.
  • I can't forget yours cuz we twins.
  • Despite my lack of excitement for my own birthday,
  • I'm grateful to have family and friends that make this recurring event
  • more meaningful than I forget it to be.
  • Thanks guys. Love you.
  • I Know it's not everyone's birthday. But how about a gift from Audible?
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