As kids, we often long for the freedoms and privileges that come with adulthood. But there are also some things that we may have dreaded as kids that actually become enjoyable as we grow older. In this article, we’ll explore some of those things.
“Naps are a weird one for me because they are really enjoyable but they completely mess up my sleep for the following night.”
Going to Bed Early
“Due to my new work schedule, my bedtime is usually 7:30-8pm. I would’ve hated that as a young lad. But now I kind of look forward to going to bed that early because I know the next day I’ll be off at 1-2pm and I’ll have the best part of the day to myself.”
“Sucks as a kid, since we needed friends to hang out with all the time. But amazing as adult, because spending time for ourselves is just really good.”
“I used to hate vegetables. But when I was in college and living in a boarding house, all I ate was canned goods and instant noodles. And it’s like my body just went into defensive mode and suddenly craved vegetables really badly even though I hated it all my life. I then went full 180 and I now hate canned goods and crave vegetables all the time.”
“Adult money! I can buy whatever I want without asking anyone.”
“Getting socks for Christmas.”
Quality Time with Parents
“For me it would be having my mum and dad to hang out with. Both are passed now.”
“Going to bed. Doing nothing. Just sitting at a table talking.”
“Completing a chore.”
Taking a Walk
“Going for a walk.”
“Shame me, but I gotta say: ironing. Hate it when I was a kid, but for now I’m pretty into, just choose some old TV series and time will fly. Oh, yeah, I’m a male. And my wife is pretty happy about this”
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