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Updated on Jun 17, 2019. Posted on Jun 10, 2019

23 Tweets That Pretty Much Perfectly Sum Up What Adult Culture Is All About

I am a financial savant.

Adult culture is...

1. Never answering the phone:

adult culture is typing a number into google to see who’s calling you instead of answering

2. Realizing how expensive peppers are:

Adult culture is just walking around constantly astounded by how much everything costs.

3. Watching those exclamations:

Adult email culture is ending every sentence with an exclamation point, then proofreading to see how many is socially acceptable to keep.

4. Weighing the pros and cons of various grocery stores:

Being an adult is having a favorite grocery store and having conversations about why it’s your favorite grocery store.

5. Making tough chicken decisions:

6. Dealing with an avalanche:

You're not an adult until you have a cabinet full of Tupperware and every time you open it they all spill out and you can never find a matching lid for the one you want to use.

7. Finally getting into pulp:

You’re not an adult until you like drinks with pulp

8. Having difficult conversations with yourself:

I knew I was an adult when I had to have a "no, we got food at home" conversation with myself.

9. Hating the mail:

I remember the way I used to get excited whenever I received a letter addressed to me when I was younger but every time I receive one now I think “fucking what now”

10. Being betrayed by your body:

Adult culture is getting a day off and still waking up at the same time your alarm usually goes off

11. Always apologizing:

Saying “sorry the place is a mess” when a guest enters your home despite the fact that you spent three hours making sure it’s immaculate prior to their visit is adult culture.

12. Getting PUMPED over kitchenware:

Adult culture is getting excited over buying a pan

13. Losing excuses:

Regretting you can no longer use « my mom said no » as an excuse when you don’t want to go out is adult culture

14. Playing this careful game:

Adulthood is wanting to be invited but not wanting to go.

15. Having bed options:

Being an adult means not having your bed pushed up against a corner. That is literally the only criteria

16. Understanding your mother:

When you’re an adult and you forget to take the chicken out the freezer you really understand why your mom would be so mad

17. Texting at the crack of dawn:

adult culture is texting someone before 8am & actually receiving a reply

18. Having like 40,000 plastic bags in a designated plastic bag drawer:

19. Playing Wake-Up Roulette:

I’m at a point in my life where I now wake up wondering every morning if I’m coming down with a cold or if this is just how I wake up now

20. Getting really into email:

i know i’m becoming a real adult because checking my email has become a crucial part of my social media morning routine

21. Having joyous conversations about gas prices:

your not an adult until you get excited about gas prices

22. Perfecting a morning routine:

My morning routine includes 20 minutes of staring at the ceiling thinking about how tired I am and debating if I really need to adult today

23. But mostly adult culture is just winging it:

Just stay the course.

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