How do you feel when your birthday comes around? Are you planning your outfit for months in advance and and wondering whether your house will be big enough to host the celebrations, or would you rather hide under the duvet and ignore the fact that another year has passed?
If the latter sounds more like you, don’t worry, because Khloe Kardashian knows how you feel.
Writing on her blog, Khloe, who’s just turned 32, revealed she doesn’t like her own birthday. ‘I love other people’s birthdays, but to be honest, I get more sad for my birthday. They’ve always been so negative in the past that I’m always like, “What’s going to happen this year?”‘
To be fair to Khloe, she hasn’t had the best time in the run-up to her birthday. Last month, she filed for divorce from Lamar Odom for a second time.
It was thought the pair might reconcile after Khloe stuck by him after he was found unresponsive after drinking heavily in a brothel. But it looks like the marriage is over for good.
Despite the last few months being stressful – and her self-confessed aversion to birthdays – Khloe seemed determined to have a good time on the day itself, partying with her brother Rob Kardashian, his fiancee, Blac Chyna, and the rest of the Kardashian family in an arcade.
Khloe also revealed that her 31st birthday last year was the first time she ‘felt like I knew what birthdays were supposed to be like’.
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‘I had the best birthday last year because it was the first time someone did something for me that I didn’t ask for,’ she explained.
She wasn’t all doom and gloom, though. She revealed that as she’s got older, she’s become more comfortable in her own skin.
‘My wish for myself this year is internal happiness,’ she said. ‘I’m big on peace and happiness, and that’s all I want.
‘The rest will come. I think as I’ve gotten older, I feel more secure and settled with who I am, but at the same time, I’m more open to changing myself for the better. I’m not as stubborn as I was when I was younger.’
There’s a lesson we can all learn there – the happier we feel in ourselves, the better our birthdays will be.