People Are Sharing The Exact Moment They Realized They Were "Getting Old" And LOL
"When I started keeping an 'emergency Kleenex' in my sleeve..."
We recently took a look at some absolutely hilarious stories shared by
Reddit users about the moment they realized they were " getting old." These relatable stories sparked even MORE great responses from our very own BuzzFeed Community! Here are just a few of the best:
"When I found out that most of the people I work with are the same age as my kids."
"When I started to consider a company's insurance and benefits options before accepting a new job."
"The first time I got a movie ticket with the senior discount, without asking for it."
"When the home improvement store became my favorite place to shop."
"I'm only 30, but in the last year I've noticed that if I don't stop drinking water two hours before I go to sleep, I'll have to get up in the middle of the night to go to the restroom."
"When I started keeping an 'emergency Kleenex' in my sleeve."
"I think it was the year I turned 30, I went to dinner at a friend's house — who was my age — and listened to them have a whole conversation about washing machines. I wasn't ready for it."
"When my favorite band (Pearl Jam) was playing on the local 'classic rock' radio station."
"Upon entering Bonnaroo Festival, security decided I 'didn't require searching.' Jokingly, I said, 'Hey, I could be dangerous!' and was promptly looked up and down and told '...Just stay hydrated, sir.'"
"I got made fun of by my friend's daughter for telling her to 'roll down the window.' She asked me why I said 'roll' when it's electric."
"When my favorite Christmas present was a Tempur-Pedic pillow."
"When BuzzFeed quizzes ask me to pick an actor or actress, and I choose randomly because I don't know any of them."
"When I told my 7-year-old daughter that the first movie I ever saw in theaters was
The Little Mermaid and she asked if it was in black and white."
"A great way to know you're getting old is when it's Bring Your Child to Work Day and you legitimately can't tell the interns from the children being brought in."
"My nephew was born when I turned 13 years old. When HE turned 13, I lost it. It’s silly, I know, but now I feel like an 80-year-old woman."
"A few years ago I tried to watch the Grammys but stopped because I had no clue who any of the performers or nominees were."
"I teach high school. I was joking around with the class one day and, while I forget what led up to it, I referenced
The Sixth Sense by whispering, 'I see dead people.' None of the kids got the reference and instead they all got really uncomfortable."
"When I mentioned to a younger coworker that someone we worked with looked like Sarah Michelle Gellar and she said 'Who?'"
"I used to say I'd never buy a minivan...two kids later, that changed. I freaking love my minivan and I literally do not care how lame I look."
So, now it's your turn! What was the EXACT moment that you stepped back and said, "Oh gosh, I'm old now"? Share your story in the comments below!
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Some stories have been edited for length and/or clarity. BuzzFeed Daily
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