Everyone has a birthday, and it can be guaranteed that everyday, someone may be celebrating a birthday. Some people may dislike celebrating birthdays, because it means that they are older than they previously were, while others may embrace and look forward to birthdays, believing that getting older, may also mean getting wiser. Birthday wishes can be more meaningful, when the recipient is made to feel happier and more expectant about getting older.The attitude that one may have about birthdays may depend on personal or existing circumstances, such as age or status. Younger children may be more happy about birthday celebrations, because it means they are getting older, while the older generation will have a preference for delaying the ageing process. However it is perceived, birthdays are inevitable as long as you remain alive, and the choice can be made as to what can or should be done with it. Birthdays are nothing without the happy birthday wish, and there are several ways to deliver a happy birthday wish. Birthday wishes can be in the form of a single line, an established quote, or a completely developed poem or essay. The manner in which the birthday wish is delivered will depend on the relationship to the recipient. A personal touch or physical contact may be preferred in some circumstances, while in others, a greeting referred by a third party or some kind of intermediary may be more suitable. It is also possible that some people may not be comfortable delivering birthday wishes personally. Celebrating birthdays should be happy occasions, and although wishing someone a happy birthday can be perfunctory, genuine happiness may be difficult to fake, and recipients will be more receptive when your wishes are genuine.
One of the popular ways to deliver birthday greetings is with birthday cards. There is an entire industry developed around the function of writing birthday greetings. Wishes can be written in a funny or witty style, or they can warm and romantic. Cards may also be specific to the relationship. There are cards for close relatives, coworkers, fiancées, and supervisors or bosses. There are even cards for delivering late birthday wishes. In the age of electronic communications, birthday wishes can easily be delivered electronically. Cards can be sent electronically, or greetings can be sent via email, text messages or updates on social networks. One of the perceived benefits of the social network profile, is that greetings can be programmed to be sent automatically on the birthday. Some recipients can be quite appreciative of receiving a happy birthday greeting, especially on a day that they may feel forgotten or neglected.