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The humans really hate change. They just do. They fight it like a toddler with his nap time or a teenager with her curfew or Floyd Mayweather with um, pretty much anyone or anything.
It’s an unfortunate truth that we just don’t handle conversions, adjustments, variations, and/or transformations well, as a rule. Period.
I believe this can be particularly true of mothers as it relates to giving their children much-deserved independence. We’ll get back to that later.
Look, I honestly think it’s in our earthly impulse makeup to buck change. I guess it’s been this way since the onset of time.
I’m sure even the earliest caveman, with his limited intellectual capacity, was sharp enough to be uneasy with change.
And just in case he wasn’t, I’m fairly confident that his early woman counterpart likely nagged him, B.C. style.
I can just see it now, the first poor guy to come home and make a little fire. Dude probably caught serious hex with the little Mrs.
I bet it went a little something like this:
SHE: “What on flat ground is THAT?” HE: “Me no sure yet. Think me maybe call it FIRE.” SHE: “You a thick head, for sure! Why you do this?”
To find out how the rest of the Cro-Magnon convo went and to learn about how Moms stink at letting change happen to their young adult children, check out this Sunday's column:
'Change Bad ... Just Ask Cruella Cave Wife" Catch you earthlings then!