Blog Posts - Adulthood

12 Days of Anime #2: Anguish in Digimon Adventure Tri: Confession

The Digital World is a cruel place for children. Haven’t you noticed how every time the Digidestined get the chance to go to the Digital World, it is rarely a good thing? There’s an ailment plaguing the land, a sacrifice they have to make...
by Anime Monographia on Dec 15, 2016

“Why Didn’t ANYONE Warn Me About ADULTHOOD???” — A Treatise on Love, Life, and Filling the Gaps in Between

“If you went back and told your 18-year old self, can you imagine?” — an old friend’s thoughts when discussing my current #BloggerLife It’s no secret to anyone who’s made it through high school—adulting ain’...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Aug 19, 2016

Embrace Your Failed Applications

So things were looking good. You answered  all the questions and you both had a good time. Days have passed, then weeks, and you haven’t heard anything from them. You were left hanging waiting for a result or a confirmation, at the very least.
by The Little Binger on Aug 18, 2016

5 Tips To Live Independently

Haven’t we all dreamed of moving out of our parent’s house and experience living alone? There is something about the idea of independence that excites us. Whether it is the prospect of doing our own chores or just to check if we are capa...
by The Little Binger on Jul 29, 2016

I’m No Kenny Powers

You may remember the show Eastbound and Down. It chronicled the life of fictional former baseball pitcher Kenny Powers as he tried to make a comeback. Powers endured several setbacks along the way, many of them self-inflicted. He often conflicted...
by The Cutter Rambles on Jun 10, 2016

Why Being Offended is a Huge Waste of Time

Well.I'm sure you've noticed that, suddenly, everyone's pissed off at everyone else for everything.  Small things, big things, things that don't personally pertain to them but they somehow have made themselves the center of a crusade that means...

Quaker State’s Quest to Build a Better Grown-Up!

Disclaimer: Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker State compensated me for this post, but I also learned a heckuva lot through the experience! You can catch more of what they’re up to on their website, or their Facebook and Twitter accounts! All to...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Jan 18, 2016

Do ALL the Things!

My "to-do" list was now a "done" list. I was free to sit back, relax, and simply coast through life for the next week or so. Continue reading →...
by The Cutter Rambles on Nov 12, 2015

For Whom the Bell Tolls

So, I get that I'm kind of a punchline on my own - I'm a grown-ass woman who works in a shoe store. I'm the female equivalent of Al Bundy, minus the horny, money-grubbing wife, slutty daughter and probably-not-mine-anyway son.  And the laugh tra...

3 Things We All Feel But Can't Talk About

People are weird.  Humaning is hard.  It's amazing that we all have very similar peeves, but for some reason, society has taught us that the grown-up thing to do is suck it up and pretend that all is well.  Here are 3 things that we al...

When Childhood Ends

By Anonymous: My ten year old brain was still fogged with sleep as someone shook me awake. I opened my eyes to see a big pair of blue eyes staring back at me. “Kim, wake up. I have to be at surgery at five this morning,” said my mother urgently.
by Mars Gone Mad on Jul 27, 2015

Book Review: The Art Of Pretending to Be a Grownup

Hello Internet!I'm sorry I've been MIA lately.  I've been a bit busy in my post-college summer and there simply aren't enough hours in the day.  But this book review has been a long time coming and I'm so excited.  A couple weeks ago I...
by Everyillumination on Jul 18, 2015

Sex from the age of eight?!? As long as we look “progressive”… [or: Why we hate children]

Norway educating children at the age of eight (8) on sex. (1) In the name of progressiveness we make our …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jun 16, 2015

My Favourite 90’s TV Shows

We're having a bit of a 90's revival in our house right now, reflecting on the good ol' days thanks to YouTube, as I take my kids down memory lane and some of the best telly EVER made. I'm so pumped, I've very nearly drawn a Cindy Crawford style beau...
by Honest Mum on May 10, 2015

The ABCs of Alphabet-Magnet Synesthesia

By Elizabeth PrestonIs it cool or existentially disturbing to think that your personal brain quirks might come from the toys you played with as a toddler?In a study published earlier this month, psychologists asked 6,588 American synesthetes what col...
by Connecting Hypnotherapy... on Apr 27, 2015

Dudes and Their ‘Do’s': Female Sexuality and Hair in Gonna be the Twin-tail!!

“No matter what the situation…the correct answer is always twintails!” -Mitsuka Soji Hair can be deep, real deep. For females especially, hair is a girl’s best friend. And it’s not too hard to see why. Hair can make peo...
by Anime Monographia on Dec 22, 2014

Drug Addiction Treatment Means Growing Up and Getting Smart

There are many adults who are actually children on the inside. This is frequently true for addicts because those inner children are holding on to feelings that contribute to using drugs and alcohol. For instance, in childhood, there might have been f...
by Recovery Advocates on Sep 30, 2014

Links I like

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by Blogging Theologically on Sep 22, 2014

More Than A Number-Pt. 1; Talking Heart2Heart

When you were younger, encountered a stage of wishing to be older. But not understanding that age is more than a number. Every age last a year, to give the you ample time to master maturity of that age. The basis for age is to learn lessons from mis...
by Talking Heart2Heart on Aug 27, 2014

The Stigmatizing of Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome

There is a lot of stigma about what it means (especially in adulthood) for an adult to have Asperger’s Syndrome. Why is that? There are as many reasons as people who hold stereotypical views about Asperger’s Syndrome in adults. The number...
by Asperger's Syndrome and Adults on Jul 26, 2014

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