Let me tell you something. I have been an adult for a while now. And this stuff is really hard. Just when you think you have totally nailed it, just when you figured out how to empty the vacuum, you will realize that you have not actually done laundry in a month and you have no clean underwear. Just when you realize you have enough money to finally buy that video game you have been pining over, you realize you would rather spend it on cleaning products and spend the weekend making your apartment super pristine.
It kind of sucks. But such is adulthood. If you are in your twenties or thirties...or even early forties...the harsh reality of adulthood will continue to smack you in the face until you become immune to its surprises, which may never happen. However, if you realize that you are not going through this all along, you will feel much better about it. That is the reason I've compiled these tweets.
Adulthood honestly kind of sucks.We spend our whole childhood clamoring to be an adult, and then it happens and we're like, "Ehhhhhhhhh...."
Being an adult is like folding a fitted sheet, no one knows how. 🤷🏻♀️ #AdultingAndStuff— 👑Queen Bean 👑 (@👑Queen Bean 👑)1549903585.0
This is pretty much what being an adult is like most days. Stuck, but pretend everything is fine. https://t.co/6cGEs7RUBe— Skinartia (@Skinartia)1455902880.0
My assessment of being an adult so far... https://t.co/PzavFuRxrJ— Wes Davis (he/him) (@Wes Davis (he/him))1456797544.0
99% of being an adult is looking for an adultier adult to do the adulting.— Deborah Maroulis (@Deborah Maroulis)1457068503.0
I don’t know how to drive a car. Not even a little bit #adultingfail— Anne Thériault (@Anne Thériault)1508642473.0
@anne_theriault Even though I run my own business +work from home, I feel bad sleeping until 9:30-10 every day. But… https://t.co/lYG7ClNklq— emily porter (@emily porter)1508643082.0
Adulthood is trying each of the same six passwords that you use for everything and complaining that you're tired.— Dr Charlotte Lydia Riley (@Dr Charlotte Lydia Riley)1521481348.0
Pickles for dinnerThat's another terrible thing about adulthood. If you don't make your own meals, you end up eating pickles for dinner.
90% of being an adult is making odd noises whenever you do anything--as if it's taxing and tiring, even if it's som… https://t.co/Jgrvz2kLbu— Sean R. Frazier, Mage Breaker (@Sean R. Frazier, Mage Breaker)1540940263.0
@anne_theriault I am cripplingly afraid of talking on the phone, especially if it’s an important call. #adultingfail— Jesse: Social Justice Paladin (@Jesse: Social Justice Paladin)1508655330.0
I just ate wings, pizza, tacos, and cookies for breakfast. #leftovers #adulting— sell your teams, reinsdorf (@sell your teams, reinsdorf)1549288593.0
I've been buying/using fabric softener as laundry detergent for 8 months now. Hey mom prep my old room, I'm coming back #adultingfail— kait the great (@kait the great)1499337528.0
Gelato for lunch
Gelato for lunch is an adult decision, right? #Adulting— ⚫ Basil the Devil - #StayingHome (@⚫ Basil the Devil - #StayingHome)1549292245.0
@anne_theriault I own one suit, but two onesies. #adultingfail— jeff “lady whistledown” chatterton (@jeff “lady whistledown” chatterton)1508643693.0
why is college so expensive why are sororities so expensive why is becoming an adult so expensive why is life so expensive I need a nap— brittany (@brittany)1456872577.0
Figuring it out
99% of being an adult is figuring out whether you're hungry, horny, or tired and trying to remember why you're mad at someone.— new year, new expired meats (@new year, new expired meats)1457584748.0
Googling phone numbersHow did he know?! I do this all the time! Unless I know the number, it's frantically being googled and then no matter what it says, I don't answer it.
Mom adviceSorting clothes for laundry?! Who does that, am I right?! Right? No? You all sort your laundry? Well then.
EmailsSeriously, though, emailing should be an Olympic sport. It takes a very special set of skills to be good at it.
No clean undies
I just hand washed and blow dried a panty bc I haven't been doing laundry for weeks #adultingfail— Magtom (@Magtom)1460109153.0
Couldn't figure out why it was so hot in my apartment. Then I realized I left the oven on... 😳 #AdultingFail— Cody Warren (@Cody Warren)1472227012.0
Is this really my adult face, do I have to look like this for the rest of my life, how is this my peak— Egg McGuffin (@Egg McGuffin)1457462082.0
U know it's time to go grocery shopping when you start considering what stale Fritos dipped in almond butter would taste like. #adultingfail— Rileah Vanderbilt (@Rileah Vanderbilt)1428101977.0
Asleep on the couch
@anne_theriault I fall asleep one the couch watching true crime at least 3 times a week. Sometimes at midday. #adultingfail— Krystel Rose (@Krystel Rose)1508643219.0
My dad: What do you want for your birthday? Me: Money for groceries and a haircut. #adulting 🤣🤣🤣— Jordan Lynde 🗡 (@Jordan Lynde 🗡)1549859099.0
When you’re an independent woman...but you also have to ask your mom for her @netflix password because you’re on a… https://t.co/wURAjg4vGJ— Brooke KNIX (@Brooke KNIX)1512608668.0
Made my first dentist appointment on my own today #adulting also need to call back tomorrow because I’m actually no… https://t.co/YArnrMt1BS— cath (@cath)1542161154.0
Adulting is hard
All of this. Every day. #adultingishard https://t.co/Wo0r14nAaO— Athena (@Athena)1539699851.0