We celebrate birthdays because the person who has a birthday has made it through another year alive.
I don't really see the point in celebrating birthdays now that I'm an adult and I used to actually hate that my parents would make such a big deal and have a big birthday party for me as a kid.
I liked the presents for my birthday but hated celebrating it then as well.
All I wanted to do is be left alone during my birthday.
We are celebrating that we are getting another year old and another year closer to our graves.
I think it should actually be called an anniversary of the day we were born because our birthday is the day we were born.
We cannot really have another birthday.
I always call birthdays an anniversary which is really what it is.
Most adults don't really care to celebrate their birthdays although some do.