“We live like rock stars, dance on every bar
This is who we are, I don’t think we’ll ever change
They say “just grow up”, but they don’t know us”
– Avril Lavigne
A phrase we’ve heard countless times over the span of our lives.
We either hear it when we’re supposedly being immature.
When we’re not acting appropriately.
Or when we ourselves are wishing to be grown up.
To rush onto the next chapter of our lives.
Whether we like it or not, it’s a phrase that wiggles its way into our lives when we wanna hear it the least.
Another favourite that’s used is, “Act your age, not your shoe size”.
Being a size UK size 35, and a renewed home body who’d rather watch Netflix all day than go out, I’m closer to my shoe size maturity-wise than my actual twenty-something age.
Now don’t get me wrong, I love dressing up.
I love doing my make-up.
I love going out with my friends.
And I love taking those insta-worthy pictures at fabulous locations.
But I have my moments when I would just rather not.
For me, it’s all fun and games at the plan-making stages of going out.
Everyone’s super excited, coordinating outfits, choosing a location and choosing a date.
And that’s the tricky part, when the date is picked in advance. Continue reading