So lets talk about this age thing for what it is, i strongly believe it is indeed just a number. At 18 you’re considered no longer a minor, but that by no means make you ‘grown’, your responsibilities, leadership & part in an active member of society makes you grown.
There are several rights of passage that are set up and acceptable by society for different milestones within life. Getting to drive, date, drink, vote…ect.
Lets talk about being a sugar baby. For those that don’t know, a sugar baby is the term of a much younger person in a romantic relationship. Is it wrong to be a sugar baby, no, I don’t think so. The real issue people have with this situation is they see it as an act crying out from a failed parental relationship and they are looking for a parental figure. Can this be the case? of course, anything is possible, some people just missed a few hugs and an older figure will provide the nurturing side of life that was missed on. For many, its security, that’s just simple. For many though, age really is just a number and its really a compatible situation.
I also believe age does not buy you a pass for exception. Growing up you’ll often hear ‘respect your elders’. WTF am I respecting? The fact you got old? There is no special treatment in my book because you are old! Now I understand there were elders who l may have undergone certain events that made it possible for young people today to have the privileged they have now, however, it was never asked of you, you could have said no, and it was a decision you made, so why seek special recognition for something you stood up and agreed to do? Now the difference, back then elders were something worth respecting, now days- I’ll fight an old person just as quick as i’ll punch a kid. Sometimes old people use their age as a pass to do and say what they want, they’ll demand respect while disrespecting you. So do I feel bad for the old people getting beat up? Not all the time, in some cases they asked for it.
Young people, you can not pass your stupidity off on being young, (most of) you know the difference between right and wrong, no one will have sympathy on you just because you haven’t reached a certain age. If you screw up, own it. There’s really no point in hiding behind your age, it just further shows the world you’re immature and clearly not in a ‘grown’ mindset yet.
Whats your thought, on any situation? Is age just a number?