Birthdays: Big Celebration, Small Get Together, or No Celebration?

United States
January 29, 2008 1:44am CST
One of my friends is about to celebrate another birthday. She is one of those people who never wants to have a big celebration on her birthday. This year, however, she's turning 21 and is making a big deal out of heading to L.A. this weekend to go out and party. This made me think: Do you myLotters like big celebrations? Will you go out and party and live it up for days on end? Do you like having a small dinner or a group of friends around? Would you rather not celebrate at all? How do you like your birthdays?
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@saizo6 (2208)
• United States
20 May 08
I typically don't celebrate my birthday at all and even if I do, it's just with my family and a few friends. One of my siblings would usually treat everyone in the family out to dinner and then we'd go and hang out at home. When I was younger, my parents would throw these big parties and invite a bunch of people. This was fun because I got to see and be around a lot of my friends. As I got older, it became too much of a bother to have big celebrations.
• Philippines
20 May 08
well this interest me in particular... come to think of it i'll be celebrating my birthday nextweek... well wen i was younger i'd prefer a big celebration and invite my friends and families to be there with me on that day... for my upcomig birthday i' d prefer to have a simple luncheon with my closest friends and love ones... :)
• Australia
30 Jan 08
it is one of my best friends 21st this weekened and it is an all weekend party!! i am heaps excited i blew off the big day out for it! although i kick myself writting that down hurts, but it shows how much i love her and i promised her since we were pups that we spend our 21st together. i cant wait sorry dude im a raver!
@suehan1 (4355)
• Australia
29 Jan 08
when i was younger i would always live it up and party all night,my birthday is on new years eve ,so there was always a party or two to go to.but now i am older and have children i usually just have close friends and we just go out for dinner and maybe dancing.this year i turn 50 ( i am dreading that)and i think i might go into hiding that week lol.cheers sue
• Malaysia
29 Jan 08
it doesnt matter if it's a small or a big group. one of the things that makes birthday special is that you are able to celebrate it with the people you love and who loves you. there's no finer way to spend your birthday than celebrating it with your loved ones. birthday's one of the time to enjoy pleasures that are short and sweet, as it only comes once a year ;)
• United States
29 Jan 08
i think younger people like to live it up and go party and have a good time. i know next year im going to have a pretty big celebration with it being my 21st and all. my parents who are in their 50's dont really like big celebrations but when they hit milestones we usually have a big get together party for them.