I Try to Acknowledge Birthdays

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    On the Calendar

    Every time I meet someone new through work I check a special program with birthdays. Pop it into my outlook and I’m ready to go. When the reminder comes up I send a little message of sorts to cheer them up. Most of these people don’t deal with me daily but when I send...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Oct 8, 2007

    Foolishness

    Now that I'm getting a bit older (and so are my friends) I find that many in my circle would prefer to not even acknowledge birthdays anymore. As though aging were somehow a bad thing. I absolutely do not understand this thinking. Hurray! I'm still alive! Plus, the worst...
    ImpishToad ImpishToad
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2012

    I Am Kind of Bad When It Comes to Dissplays of Affection

    I love my friends and I want to make their birthday the best day out of the whole year, but I sometimes have a hard time conveying my emotions and can get awkward when it comes to certain things. But I still make an effort to make their day a good one, awkwardness aside.
    smflinchbaugh smflinchbaugh
    16-17, F
    May 22, 2009

    I Put Them In My Shoes.

    I don't know anybody's personal situation. I know my family is tiny and i dont hear many "personal" "happy birthday's" from pple-so those special online ones..they mean more than ANYBODY will EVER know. with some people, i'm more than sure it's just words..but with me it lies...
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    Jun 3, 2010
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