On the flip side, then, you know you’re not if this hasn’t even crossed his or her mind.
Shirking important duties (i.e., showing up to work and earning a paycheck) is hardly a habit of successful adults. Even if they manage to hold down a steady job and make a good living, the wild world we’re living in gives them more than enough opportunities to blow that hard-earned cash on things they don’t really need.In Buzzfeed’s example of an immature partner, it’s all about the difference between communicating when something’s bothering them and throwing a tantrum.Having a mature, calm conversation with your partner is something adults do.Most people could stand to be a bit better with their finances, but a person who’d rather blow their entire paycheck on a trip to Vegas even though they owe money on their taxes?Well, that’s a clear sign your partner is far too childish. “You feel that if you don’t remind [them] of what [they] [need] to do, said [they] would do, or should do, [they] will never do it.” It’s not your fault if you want your partner to act more like an adult.There are just some people out there who can’t seem to take any sort of responsibility for their actions.For some reason, they never quite got the memo that, yes, they’re an adult now, which means being held accountable for their actions.Although you may get a bad rap for being the one who nags, you’re likely doing it out of necessity. It So long as your partner is an able-bodied adult, being jobless for an extended period of time isn’t acceptable.“You hear yourself nagging [them] but you can’t stop,” Jill P. (Note: Exceptions to this include being a stay-at-home parent and just having won the lottery).It goes like this: You meet a potential partner, start falling for them, and eventually come to realize there’s a reason the two of you only spend the night at your place.Just because your partner’s not living with three old ladies and sleeping on a race car bed (grandma’s boy, anyone?