“The thing about adulthood,” he said, tossing an empty can across the kitchen and missing the recycling bin. “Is that you don’t really grow up.”
He stood up, keeping one hand on the table for balance and walked over to where the can landed, and wiped up the small puddle it left with his sock. After asking if anyone else needed a beer, and then grabbing one just for himself, he continued the thought.
“All you can do is prepare and anticipate how you’ll react to most situations. Try to limit the damages. Because you realize you won’t ever change.”
Prompt courtesy of the Daily Post.