I think I’m just now starting to understand what being an adult is about. I thought it was about trying to figure out what you want to do in life. I thought it was about discovering the feeling of being content with what you have, and reaching the point of success. I thought it was being friends with the people you want to be friends with, and not the ones you have to. And while all these are part of adulthood, I think what I’ve come to learn is bigger than all of the above statements.
There is a lot of darkness in the world, and I’ve seen quite a bit in a short amount of time. To name a few: blind sided broken off engagement, serious car accident, seeing someone burn alive in a car, & apartment burglary. All of these things were life altering and scarring. And it’s easy to see the world in a better light when you’re in a bubble like high school or college. It’s easy not to see the light after crap happens in life, and if you allow that to happen in your heart, showing off the light you were given is extremely difficult, because you can’t see the world how you used to when ignorance was bliss.
Adult status is when you choose to simply stay positive. When you speak positivity over your mind, lips, and heart, you get the glimmer of light again, and the world isn’t so dark anymore. When I see others around me living life through the hard moments with a smile on their face, I call them a successful adult. So, cheers to you for seeing the world as a good place through the crap. I would like to be your friend if I’m not already.
-Breed style, Breedlove.