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New research is showing that grown-ups are more immature than ever. As kids get older they tend to appreciate having being treated as real people. I, on the other hand, still watch cartoons, still throw paper airplanes, but when I While I won't argue that western children are "spoiled" far more often.
Immature adults still behave like kids who will do anything to avoid "getting in trouble". If they get into an argument with their partner they may say something like, . In some people's view, being overly into "kids" hobbies like gaming, comics.