After asking my mother if she'd noticed this one specific indicator of my post-adolescent maturity:

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Her: Yes, I certainly have.

Me: And do you know why?

Her: Why?

Me: Because I’m an…..

Her: …

Me: I’m an…

Her: Entrepreneur?

Me: I guess sort of, but not what I’m referencing. Because I’m an a____

Her: a____ddictive personality disorder?

Me: …

Her: …

Me: No. Because I’m an adult. 

Her: Oh. Right.