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Life is a series of adjustments
Life is a series of adjustments. When a child is born, he looks at the world and cries and then try to adjust to his new environment recognizing his mother as the source of his food. Slowly and slowly, he starts responding to the fondling of his mother and other relatives.

As he grows, he starts adjusting to the wishes of his mother and stops urinating and defecating every now and then. Thus he adjusts to his mother's toilet training. He then listens to the speech of his mother and other relatives and tries to speak. Soon, he learns to speak some words perfectly.  

Then he is sent to the play school where he adjusts with his new environment and starts playing with his other playmates as well as listening to the command of his teachers. He learns to eat and behave well with his playmates making various adjustments to his nature.  

After that, he is sent to a regular school and learns to respect his teacher and cooperate with fellow students. Thus he starts making major adjustments learning in the process that he has to avoid the displeasure of his teachers and fighting with his fellow students. This leads to his character formation. Meanwhile at home, he learns to adjust to his other siblings as well as various relatives.

He as part of his nature wants to speak the truth but soon learns that he has to lie to accommodate with his elders as well as with his peers. Sometimes under peer pressure or even adult pressure, he learns to cheat which is contrary to his basic nature and thus he makes his adjustment which requires careful balancing because sometimes lying and cheating are helpful but at other times, they are not helpful and invite beatings from elders and also peers.

After he finishes going to school, he is admitted to a college and here, under peer pressure, he more often than not learns to drink and smoke. This is very hard to resist for him and he has to summon all his courage to resist drinking and smoking and taking of drugs.

This is the time when he has also to adjust to the various physiological changes taking places within him particularly relating to sexual matters. He learns that he is to make a career for a living and at the same time must check harmful habits like smoking and drinking, drug taking and also control his sexual urges.

Then he gets a job after finishing his college and adjusts with his working environments. Here again he has to resist temptations like taking bribes, indulging in nepotism or if he becomes a businessman he has to resist the temptation of black marketing, tax evasion, selling duplicate and adulterated goods etc. All the while he has to make difficult adjustments and many times, he has to compromise his principles to adjust to his bosses and employers or his customers.

Then comes his marriage and now he finds that he has to make some very delicate adjustments with his life partner. He has to strike a fine balance between looking after his life partner and his children and looking after his old parents and younger siblings.

Then comes his old age and he has to adjust with his daughter-in-law, son-in-law as well as with the diseases which he suffers on account of old age. Finally, he is faced with death and he has to make the hardest adjustment of saying good-bye to this world.

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