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Peter Pan Syndrome

BF Not Fs: Tinker Bell Tells Peter Pan "Grow Up Already"

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 01.27.2016 | Comedy
Mellini Kantayya

Sources close to Tinker Bell report long-brewing tensions between her and Peter Pan came to a head when she told him, "Grow up already. The eternal-bo...

Deep Down, We Are All Peter Pan

Sandra Lorenzo | Posted 10.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Sandra Lorenzo

We all have a dormant Peter Pan on the inside. Our generation may need more time to manage the fear of growing up than the previous generation did.

Peter Pan Syndrome

Kristen Houghton | Posted 01.10.2015 | Fifty
Kristen Houghton

The charmingly boyish man who refuses to grow up will age just the same as the men who have careers, mortgages and families. He will grow older too, but with much less in his life. Peter Pan at 60 isn't nearly as adorable as at 20.

I Am A Princess Pan

April Brucker | Posted 10.12.2014 | Women
April Brucker

Recently in my travels, I overheard a conversation where the term "Princess Pan" was uttered. It was in reference to the unmarried, childless niece of...

How 'Neighbors' Betrayed its Generation

Andrew Cristi | Posted 07.19.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

In a film that was surprisingly relevant to the millennial conundrum of embracing adulthood vs. desperately clinging to youth, there was one major fla...

Pulling Myself Out Of 'Teenager Limbo'

Morgan Hegarty | Posted 06.20.2014 | Teen
Morgan Hegarty

Being a teenager has been my life for the last six years and I lost myself in the Neverland that is the teenage years. Then I realized, I'm becoming an adult and there's no Peter Pan to save me.

Nine Signs You're a Female Peter Pan

Tracy McMillan | Posted 10.15.2013 | Women
Tracy McMillan

Every good thing you can imagine happening in the world -- from the eradication of hunger to the end of Citizens United -- will happen sooner if each one of us takes responsibility for ourselves, and from there, reaches out to serve others.

Peter Pandrew Tries To Grow Up

Andrew Cristi | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Cristi

By the end of the summer of 2012, I was 28 years old, and the closest thing I'd ever had to a steady job was working as a fetish escort. I refused to move out of the house I grew up in. I hadn't managed to keep a single relationship (friendship or otherwise) that hadn't fizzled.

Does the LGBT Community Have a 'Peter Pan' Syndrome?

Mike Ruiz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Ruiz

Is it possible that, as we identified ourselves as a group, we have limited our growth? Are we in the enviable position of not being held accountable for becoming "adults," given our collective abolishment from the mainstream?

Young Adults Falling Behind On Traditional Milestones

nytimes.com | PATRICIA COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Baby boomers have long been considered the generation that did not want to grow up, perpetual adolescents even as they become eligible for Social Secu...

O Henry: In Defense of Henry VIII

Ali MacLean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

Henry really got a bad rap. With all the crazy women he had to deal with, plus the stress of running a kingdom, I think he handled himself pretty well.