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How would you define maturity?

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HelloPossums Sat 02-Dec-17 18:45:01

Just as in the thread title - would be interested to hear your responses smile

AnyFucker Sat 02-Dec-17 18:49:00

Two words: taking responsibility

Laiste Sat 02-Dec-17 18:52:05

Maturity is the sad and thorough realisation that not taking responsibility always bites you on the arse in the end.

Vitalogy Sat 02-Dec-17 18:55:19

Rising above the trivia.

BertieBotts Sat 02-Dec-17 19:25:28

Yep, it's being responsible and not expecting other people to look after you.

HelloPossums Sat 02-Dec-17 21:00:15

Thanks everyone smile

Lucisky Sat 02-Dec-17 21:01:03

As a mature person (over 60) I think your life experiences make you mature, therefore I am very mature in some areas, but possibly not in others. I would define maturity as knowing that whatever happens, good or bad, it will pass, and life achieves some kind of balance. It's learning not to worry unduly about anything, because it will make no difference to the outcome. Life is short, try and enjoy it.

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