You must doubt it sometimes but I do love you,
I am in love with you and want to grow old with you.
I must feel like I’m miles away sometimes,
Blank faced and dull and not the girl you fell in love with.
All the passion has been hidden away in my head,
I wish I could share it with you but, I can’t find it myself.
My mood swings must scare and confuse you,
I’m either mute or talking a mile a minute.
Sometimes I don’t want you around and I feel guilty,
But then I don’t want to be around anyone.
I promise It’s not you and it’s not me either,
It’s a mental disorder which I am fighting, fighting for us.
I’m sorry that you have to share the pain of bipolar with me.
I’ve been thinking of the word grown-up. You see I don’t feel grown-up even though I own my own home and have two children who are 18 and 20. I know I’m not alone here as I posed the question on Twitter earlier and got some feedback. I started thinking, “what does grown-up even mean?” so I looked it up and here is what I found.
Merriam-Webster’s Full Definition of Grown-Up (noun)
OK that is as vague as possible so let’s see what their definition of Adult is…
Merriam-Webster’s Full Definition of Adult (noun)
One that is adult; especially: a human being after an age (as 21) specified by law
Wait! They used the word to define the word? You can’t do that! I need answers www.m-w.com and you have let me down after I trusted you for so many years. I suppose maybe my question is more philosophical and the wordsmiths can’t help me with it. Read more