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"Nathan just realized that he's fast approaching he 47th anniversary of his bar mitzvah."
Tags:age, ageing, getting on, getting old, getting older, bar mitzvah, bnai mitzvah, b'nai mitzvah, coming of age, jewish celebration, jewish celebrations, coming of age ceremony, coming of age ceremonies, existential crisis, existential crises, anniversary, anniversary, bar mitzvahs, old person, old people
"Come along, son. We are at but the beginning of a long and arduous journey."
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, toy, toy store, toy stores, girl, girls, women, understand, understands, understanding, mystery, mysteries, mysterious, journey, journeys, long journey, long journeys, dad, dads, son, sons, kid, kids, talk, talks, conversation, conversations, chat, chats, father-son chat, father son chats, grow up, grows up, growing up, come of age, coming of age
"Your mother wanted you to have this for good luck. It's her foot."
Tags:rabbit, rabbits, rabbits foot, rabbits feet, good luck, luck, lucky, good luck token, lucky token, lucky talismen, good luck tokens, lucky tokens, lucky talismens, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, deceased, lost, child, children, journey, difficult journey, difficult journeys, father, fathers, dad, dads, gift, gifts, present, presents, coming of age, growing up, train station, train stations
"If I had known how adult her place was I would have brought nicer beer."
"Son, now that you've turned sixty there are a few things you should know about the family."
Tags:senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, come of age, comes of age, coming of age, family secret, secret, secrets, secretive, sixty, oap, oaps, old age pensioner, old age pensioners, father, fathers, family secret, family history, family histories, family tree, family trees, talk, talks, discussion, discussions, chat, chats, chatting
Two seconds after the moment you reach adulthood.
"It's a coming-of-middle-age story. At the climax, there's a hip replacement."
"Now that you've come of age, son, I think it's time your old dad let you in on our little family curse."
Tags:pecos bill, tall tale, tall tales, western, westerns, myth, myths, mythology, mythological figure, mythological figures, bildungsroman, come of age, comes of age, coming of age, novel, novels, autobiography, autobiographies, biography, biographies, biographer, biographers, portmanteau, portmanteaus, outlaw, outlaws, cowboy, cowboys, legend, lgends, legendary, lore, publisher, publishers, publishing
'Teenagers are a big source of anxiety for their guardians.'
"Look, I'm going to need a better description. It so happens a LOT of people have lost their innocence in the past few years!"
Tags:lost, lost and found, lost & found, innocent, customer services, naivity, rites of passage, store, retail, customer service, innocence, naive, naivete, coming of age, disillusion, disillusionment, wisdom, wise, cynic, cynicism, sad, sadder and wiser, world weary, disenchantment, disenchant, reality, human nature, society, grow up, growing up, disillusioned
'These are very powerful tranquilizers for when your teen has he horrific tantrums. Take two of them anytime she flares up.'
'What do you like about her?'
Father gives son luggage for his 18th birthday.
'I can't make it tonight. I have to attend my mother's lecture series on responsibility.'
'I'm past the phase of being embarrassed by you, and I'd like to start bringing my friends around as soon as we do something about all this kitsch.'
Teenaged boy: -Too old to be a teddy bear. -Too young to be a wolf.
"You're not old enough for Twitter until you stop peeping."
"I don't know why I worry...Baldo's just a normal boy. It's good to see him maturing...making friends...with nice girls...exploring new feelings...and desires.... You have to go home now."
"I'm proud of you...you're reaching that age where you're thinking about the future...you're making decisions about your life, what you want to do, what you want to be..."
Tags:baldo, lecture, lectures, coming of age, come of age, comes of age, teen, teens, teenager, adolescent, adolescence, ambitious, ambitious child, ambitious children, overambitious child, overambitious children, future plan, future plans, future planning, life decision, life decisions, life plan, life plans
Happy 18th Birthday!
Your best friend status only lasts until I turn eighteen, at which point I am required by law to transfer the title to Spike.