Things I Assumed We’d Outgrow As Adults

Adults know what it’s like to be a child, but we don’t think about it often because being an adult means mostly thinking about yourself. Children, however, have very little understanding of what it’s like to be an adult. As a child, I thought I knew what lay on the other side, but there are a number of things that have unexpectedly persisted.

  • Having cousins: It really seems like once my siblings…