Moments We Realised We’re Not Children Anymore

We bet you didn’t notice Children’s day pass by till you saw a Children’s day post on social media. You ask us why? BECAUSE YOU ARE AN ADULT. Yes, it’s a hard pill to swallow, but many a time, we forget the exact moments we realised that we left childhood behind and stepped into adulthood. Some memories are painful whereas others remind you of the innocence you’ve lost. Let’s take a peek into some of these moments when we realised that we’re not children anymore.

When you realised that Sun doesn’t stop shining at night. Just that you can’t see it anymore.

Your last day of high school and it hits you that you are a kind of an adult now.

When you realised how you were actually “made”.

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When you realised that the Moon and the Sun don’t follow you when you are travelling.

Actors have a name and identity of their own, and the characters they play on screen might not be anything like who they really are.

When you see your younger sibling and see how much they’ve grown.

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When you realise that falling in love is just not about two people “liking” each other.

Understanding that not every friendship is meant to last.

When you no longer get the “50% off for kids” discounts on your train/airline tickets.

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When birthdays stopped exciting you.

And most importantly, when you became the person people started asking for ‘kaineetam’.

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When did you realise that you were no longer a child? Tell us the comments section below. 

Shivani Sarat
Content writer and creator. Author of 'Black Daises', a poetry anthology.

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