Being an adult is hard. We know that by now and to revel in the fact that everyone sucks at it every now and again helps to get us through the day – if only a little.
The following Twitter users shared some of their views on ‘adulting’ that are absolutely spot on – and just funny AF. If you’ve been balancing work, taxes, meetings and basic ‘adulting’ in a perpetually tired and sleep-deprived state, then you are not alone:
1. Well, they do say with age comes wisdom…
Me, talking to someone literally one (1) year younger than me. pic.twitter.com/gcgqhUzLJz
— tessa (@sherlockify) October 8, 2017
2. How else do you stay awake at work?
my body: WATER please I need it
me: you – you want iced coffee??
— lainedavis (@lainekdavis) September 18, 2017
3. Luckily, there’s always something to be grateful for
My adult life just peaked pic.twitter.com/jU70YQL7VE
— Clare (@iliketweet) December 11, 2016
4. Yes, well
True mark of adulthood: instead of your parents scheduling your doctor’s appointments, you just avoid going to the doctor & hope u don’t die
— Kevin Farzad (@KevinFarzad) August 27, 2014
5. The struggle is real
“I want to hate my life in a different building” – person looking for a new job
— Hippo (@InternetHippo) January 21, 2016
6. So many questions…
is it bad to water ur plants w seltzer or is it fancy
— Hallie Bateman (@hallithbates) April 23, 2015
7. It’s like a movie
Being an adult is like being a Quentin Tarantino movie: it starts out real cool, there’s lots of cursing, it’s very confusing, everyone dies
— Sam Grittner (@SamGrittner) October 9, 2015
Apparently adult life is mostly crying and looking at menus online
— Megan Amram (@meganamram) August 12, 2017
9. When you’re still getting used to that thing called work
— Ariel Ramirez (@_ar_iel) June 20, 2017
10. It’s a real shocker
two biggest shocks of adult life:
1. everyone does cocaine
2. cheese is fucking expensive
— Claire Zoe (@totallyclairezo) October 9, 2017
11. Eating your feelings?
*walks up to microphone during wedding reception*
*taps on mic; everyone smiles*
“Anyone that doesn’t want their cake, pass it to me please”
— Aimee Helene (@AimeeHelene1) July 25, 2015
12. When you’re not even interested in social media anymore
*logs onto Facebook*
*first post is an engagement announcement*
*second post is baby announcement*
— Heather Hemmer (@HettaHemma) May 22, 2017
13. It happens
a couple just got engaged after i was heading back to my seat from pooping. pic.twitter.com/fNZtkm7Aaq
— josh edwards (@joshuedwrds) March 3, 2017
14. Don’t we all…
I keep getting this nagging feeling I was supposed to be doing something with my life.
— Myka Fox Ⓜ️ (@MykaFox) October 2, 2015
15. Like scheduling your doctor appointments?
99% of being an adult is looking for an adultier adult to do the adulting.
— Deborah Maroulis (@yaddathree) March 4, 2016
16. It’s just the way it is
Is this really my adult face, do I have to look like this for the rest of my life, how is this my peak
— jon (@JLspruill) March 8, 2016
17. Maybe not that desperate?
u know ur gettin kinda old and becoming an adult when you sigh at teenagers
— spook (@callthemainland) March 2, 2016
18. Maybe there’s one upside?! Nobody can tell you what to do….
The best part of being an adult is being able to go grocery shopping for easy mac, uncrustables, and a case of beer and no one can say no.
— lindsay ☾ elyse (@gglindsayelyse) March 10, 2016
19. We’ve established we need caffeine…much appreciated advice!
My advice for kids, when you grow up don’t become an adult. It’s hard. But if you do, drink lots of coffee & you can deal wit it better.
— Here Lies A Berlage (@verbaliza) March 9, 2016
20. There should be awards for being an adult….
There should definitely be awards for being an adult. Oh wait, ETOH. pic.twitter.com/CVsviuZOGn
— Nurse Humor (@Nurse_Humor) February 16, 2016
21. Yes, you’ve got to learn somehow
Me, an adult: texts my mom at almost 11pm to ask how long I hard boil eggs for
— rebecca ????️???????? (@orlaisbians) March 4, 2016
22. Being an adult be like
being an adult pic.twitter.com/9p3QEodAHo
— Crosley Frankenberry (@oldfatchihuahua) February 27, 2016
23. When you have to own up to your responsibilities
When your parents start talking about you being an adult and you don’t want actual responsibilities pic.twitter.com/S2TyB5lEMN
— Morgan (@MorganHeneke) February 22, 2016
24. In a nutshell
Being an adult is just a constant series of idk, idc, and lots of wtf.
— Weese Jr. (@Thee1_4U) March 6, 2016
25. Assessing the situation like
My assessment of being an adult so far… pic.twitter.com/PzavFuRxrJ
— Wes Davis (@TheWestipher) March 1, 2016
26. Those darn interview questions…
Interviewer: What are your strengths?
— dorku (@Dorkstar) May 22, 2016
27. Keeping it positive #worklife
“It’s five o’clock somewhere” I say as I leave work at 9am
— Gamer Gary (@MichaelSmartGuy) January 20, 2014
28. Normal mode of communication
Boss: Can I see you in my office?
Me: Well, you can see me right now, I’m sitting next to you while you email me.
— Jenny Rubin (@jennyjrubin) November 9, 2015