To me, birthdays are a big deal. I have to celebrate it on that very day no matter what day of the week or what special events coincide. So what if it’s a cousins wedding? It’s my birthday! April 16th is whose graduation? Sorry, I can’t make it. It’s my birthday!
Not everyone understands my passion for celebrating my birthday like it’s a national holiday. Then again, not everyone has a momma who surprises them with ice cream cakes every year. Unfortunately, where there’s a lack understanding, there’s usually miscommunication and unmet expectations. Read the rest of The Hookup: Happy Birthday to Me!