We often think we know everything when we are younger, but there are things you learn as you mature that really make sense.
It’s a shame that life is like it is. It ought to be easier, but since not everyone you come across in this world is a nice person or can be totally trusted, also because fate has a way of playing an ugly hand when you least need it, life is truly not what you expect it to be when you are young and naive.
Here are some examples of things you learn as you mature. If you have some of your own to add to the list, please leave us a comment, we would be pleased to add them.
I’ve learned that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is stalk them and hope they panic and give in.
I’ve learned that no matter how much I care, some people are just assholes.
I’ve learned that it takes years to build up trust and it only takes suspicion, not proof, to destroy it.
I’ve learned that you can get by on charm for about fifteen minutes. After that, you’d better have a big weenie or huge boobs.
I’ve learned that you shouldn’t compare yourself to others – they are more screwed up than you think.
I’ve learned that you can keep puking long after you think you’re finished.
I’ve learned that we are responsible for what we do, unless we are celebrities.
I’ve learned that regardless of how hot and steamy a relationship is at first, the passion fades and there had better be a lot of money to take its place.
I’ve learned that sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you’re down will be the ones who do.
I’ve learned that we don’t have to ditch bad friends, because their dysfunction makes us feel better about ourselves.
I’ve learned that no matter how you try to protect your children, they will eventually get arrested and end up in the local paper.
I’ve learned that the people you care most about in life are taken from you too soon and all the less important ones just never go away.
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