Why don't I have more fun?
For you did not share any personal information, and indeed provided a pseudonymn for yourself.
I do not know how old you are. And yet mammals of differing ages find a wide array of activities enjoyable. This provides presenting a prescription for merriment confounding. The humammals of one to seven years enjoy gurgling, staring at lights, loud noises and pennies. They are the world's easiest audience, these. The grunt-chimpians of ages eight to twenty-four are known as "Tweenagers," and they refuse to find fun from any task, object or art. Instead they prefer the schadenfreuden of ruthlessly mocking the internet, lighting fireworks, and smoking. Even now they are inside of your domicile stealing of your dreams! A tweenager is impossible to entertain. DO NOT TRY!
From ages twenty-nine until fifty-three your typical human is concerned with bills, purchasing a home, finding a mate and having the procreative sex. They also become aware of a larger world and quickly become frightened of it. Humans at this age find enjoyment from nostalgia, reading news articles that confirm their opinions and thoughts, knitting, and taking naps. From ages fifty-nine to eighty-nine your typical senescent Homo Sapien gathers their enjoyment like teaspoons from the mouth of TS Eliot. They watch the game shows on the television. They garden—oh how humorous I find gardening to be in your terrible vacant upspace! And they enjoy long drives in their internal combustion vehicles, where they slowly but surely internally combust.
Which age group do you fit into, Bernice? Select a category and try out the methods I have sketched above.
If these fail to please, perhaps you are one of those statistically rare personas non carborundum who do not fit into approved categories of merryment and mirth.
I hope these suggestions have been helpful, Bernice. And I hope that fun finds you again someday.
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