In the event, the celebrant always wishes for more years to come and for more candles to blow although the ritual varies from one orientation to another.
The Chinese do not consider birthdays a big deal until sometime later in adulthood although they have activities for the birthdays of their newborns and their elders. Jewish teens have their bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah while the Americans have sweet sixteen birthdays for the girls. For sure, there are no sour eighty fives or bitter eighty threes.
The dry and undemonstrative guy will consider his natal day anniversary as just any ordinary day. Well, that may be the best attitude because, in the first place, there is really nothing special that happens during one’s birthday unless he does something to make it remarkable. Just the same, it will all depend on the scenario that naturally comes.
In a kid’s birthday party, the important guests are kids. The props are kiddy. There are the balloons, the clown, and the running around, plenty of it. The teen-ager birthday will have teeny weenie visitors, mild drinks, cocktails, punches and questionable hide and seeks. The adult birthday party is attended by adult friends and there are wines, big stories which either true or false, nice gowns and coats which are owned or borrowed or what, and brawls at times.