Are You Grown or Have You Grown Up?

In today’s day and age, a great deal of emphasis is often placed on being “grown”. I know you’ve likely heard it as I have, “I’m a grown “a” woman”, “I don’t have time for that. I’m grown”, “He ought to know better. He’s good and grown”, or ” She’s too old for that. She’s grown”. Let me help you with appropriately adjusting your expectations of people. Being “grown” is good when your behavior backs up your birthday. I’d like to argue that having “grown up” is better than being “grown”!

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Having grown up shows that your age and actions are aligned. Having grown up shows that the actions of others don’t negatively affect your reactions.  Having grown up warrants selfless and responsible responses to responsibilities, feedback, setbacks and handling your business in a way that just being grown doesn’t. Having grown up shows that you no longer let people get in your head, especially when they aren’t putting anything in your pocket. Having grown up shows that, even in the face of adversity, you take the high road knowing that it’s called “high” for a reason. Because it takes you somewhere!

Signed,

#agrownAGEDwoman

@AngelaMMoore316

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