Why it is good to grow up

I’ve been thinking recently about the concept of maturity and why it might be a good thing.

To put it one way, I’ve dated a lot of people I’d consider immature during recent encounters, and it’s been a stressful thing to deal with. It is, of course, difficult to define why this or that person might be “immature”. In some senses, it’s incorporeal. People just rub us the wrong way because they don’t act the way we think people should act. This can make things even more stressful.

But I think immaturity is something a little more defined than that.

Misfits (2000) by Jao Pombeiro

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