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    17 Tweets About Getting Old That Are Deeply Upsetting And Relatable If You're Over 25

    "You know you're getting old when you pull out your high-powered back massager and actually use it on your back."

    1. When you realize you're older than your heroes:

    You: "I'm only 35, I have my whole life ahead of me." Sports Broadcaster: "Here comes the oldest player in the league. He's 32. A miracle."

    2. When you hit that special home renovation age:

    me at age 10: why do adults like HGTV me 10 years later: tile floors? with THOSE cabinets?? ugh, you're killing me, deborah!!!

    3. And special "You can use BB&B coupons even if they're expired!!!" age:

    I keep my portfolio diversified, by which I mean expired bed bath and beyond coupons

    4. When your body begins to break down:

    KID: *falls out of tree* I'm fine ADULT: *sleeps on neck a little strangely* I have to turn my whole body to look at you for the next week

    5. When going to the beach means sitting at the beach:

    u know ur getting old when going to the beach doesn't necessarily mean swimming in it.

    6. When your eyesight begins to fail you:

    You know you’re getting old when you try and get a beautiful shot of a full moon through the trees, and then focus.

    7. When tripping is an honest to god fear:

    One way to find out if you're old is to fall down in front of a group of people. If they laugh, you're young, if they panic, you're old.

    8. When you have to explain things to the youths:

    My daughter just asked why we say "hang up" the phone and now I feel 90.

    9. When you start to worry about others' health:

    I know I'm getting old because I just saw a group of hot chicks in bikinis and my first thought was "I hope they're wearing sunblock."

    10. When it feels like you get older you get older:

    on aging: 21 yrs - woo! 22 yrs - woo! 23 yrs - woo! 24 yrs - woo! 25 yrs - woo! 26 yrs - wait 27 yrs - oh god 28 yrs - please make it stop

    11. When you've come to accept certain realities:

    I thought I was just really tired but it's been 5 years so I guess this is how I look now.

    12. Seriously:

    You know you’re getting old when you wake up with injuries because you “slept wrong”

    13. When birthdays start to be more upsetting than fun:

    #FridayMotivation Let's play "You know you're getting old when...." I'll go first... They no longer bring you a cake with a small candle for each year you've lived for your birthday, but one with BIG NUMBER candles instead. 😳

    14. When feeling good is less about your libido and more about your sciatica:

    You know you're getting old when you pull out your high-powered back massager and actually use it on your back.

    15. When you really start to ~get into~ cheese:

    If you’ve ever wondered if you’re getting old, ask yourself this question. Have you ever bought expensive cheese? Therein lies your answer

    16. When your adventures only happen inside a grocery store:

    AGE 10: I want to see the entire world. AGE 26: I want to try 3-5 more hummus brands.

    17. And finally, when you just give up and accept it...YOU'RE GETTING OLD:


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