An aptly titled new electronica album from the Detroit duo, Adult. An adult bully can be an intimidating boss or colleague, a controlling romantic partner, an unruly neighbor, a high pressure sales/business representative, a condescending family member, a shaming.
That said, over the years, I have heard multiple reasons why adult children have not allowed their parents to play a role in their weddings. The most popular of said reasons included the parent(s) being demanding and overbearing, history of embarrassing behaviors, and unresolved conflicts with the spouse-to-be. Brother and sister estrangement is a surprisingly common, and unspoken, occurrence. Why ties break down and how real families reconciled.
It’s no secret that our upbringing and experiences can lead to anxiety. While genetics plays a role in the development of anxiety, stressful experiences may reinforce fear and other negative emotions, causing anxiety to emerge. Hypersensitivity or “oversensitivity” is extreme sensitivity to a specific experience, such as sound. By "Why Bother?", Adult. seems to have found their sound. It's ultimately greater than a simple more-of-the-same release. They actually seem to be exploring something of a punk sound in places, not necessarily as in super-fast songs with unintelligible vocals, but in a .