Rewind·Posted on Jan 5, 202240 Tweets That Pretty Much Perfectly Sum Up What Being An Adult Is All AboutI'm so sorry.by Dave StoperaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Being an adult is about knowing your limits: Karanveer S. Pannu @KaranveerPannu “Sorry I gotta be up early for work” is the adult equivalent of “my mom said no” 12:44 AM - 26 Aug 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @KaranveerPannu 2. It's about realizing your mistakes: M @adventurousMug I just wanna apologize to the people I called old at 30 when I was 18. 10:35 AM - 13 Feb 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @adventurousmug 3. It's about strict routines: PAPI J 🍒 @JustinnBrownnn my morning routine includes 10 minutes of sitting on my bed n thinking about how tired i am 04:59 PM - 18 Nov 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @JustinnBrownnn 4. It's about seizing the day: happiness_amplified @xcolorstorm Your 30s is basically waking up every morning wondering if you’re coming down with a cold or if this is just how you wake up now. 02:57 AM - 23 Apr 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @xcolorstorm 5. It's about having the difficult conversations: David @davidbaran__ Being an adult is having the “we have food at home” talk with yourself. 01:23 PM - 23 Sep 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @davidbaran__ 6. It's about learning how the world works: isabel @isabelfulla why are rugs so expensive? pillows? curtains? why does the trash can fill up so fast? why do i have to clean my kitchen so much? where the fuck is all this dust coming from??? 03:07 AM - 08 Oct 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @isabelfulla 7. It's about seeing your friends for who they are: Brian @BriansJokes Man you really think your teachers are pure & innocent growing up until youre an adult and all your wild friends are now employed teaching the youth of america 03:55 AM - 19 Oct 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @BriansJokes 8. It's about finally connecting the dots: 🅳🅾🅼🅸🅽🅸🆀🆄🅴 🏄🏾♂️ @Kozher_FG The older I get the more I understand why my mom always said “I’m going to go lay down” 04:36 PM - 29 Jun 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @Kozher_FG 9. It's about getting your exercise in: Alex Cruz @Msalexcruz Adulthood is making an involuntary grunt when you do anything that involves movement. 01:53 AM - 01 Jun 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @Msalexcruz 10. It's about finding the things that speak to you: Andrew Armstrong @donfrijole One of the weirder things about being an adult is having a favorite stovetop burner, yet nobody talks about it. 08:32 PM - 27 Nov 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @donfrijole 11. It's about continuing to learn: M. Holla @Mariannoo peak adulting is when you start using the phrase “they done lost their damn mind” regarding prices at the grocery store 01:40 PM - 11 Nov 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @Mariannoo 12. It's about remembering the important things: bannock-and-biopolitics.tumblr.com 13. It's about getting stuff done: amber @Lucky_A_Leckie Spoiler alert: adulthood is 96% of you going "well, I hope this is how it works and I'll keep doing it till someone yells at me." 02:44 AM - 05 Jan 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @Lucky_A_Leckie 14. It's about watching those exclamations: spring ☆ @springrooove Adult email culture is ending every sentence with an exclamation point, then proofreading to see how many is socially acceptable to keep. 09:42 PM - 20 Feb 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @springrooove 15. It's about hating mail: yassie 🦋 @lolzysz 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” 05:43 PM - 09 Oct 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @lolzysz 16. It's all about being fiscally responsible: kenny M. Beifa @kennybeifa97 In this adult world $200 is really like $12 10:28 PM - 17 Feb 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @kennybeifa97 17. It's about big changes: kyle @itsdjluigi I think getting older is when you'd rather day drink than go out all night. 07:30 PM - 10 Jan 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @itsdjluigi 18. It's about those quiet moments of self-reflection: banjo @baeleighjo anyone else whisper “what the fuck” to themselves 96 times a day or is it just me?? 03:44 PM - 30 Dec 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @baeleighjo 19. It's about perfecting your morning routine: Alex Dransfeldt @alexdransfeldt I really be trying to take 2-3 min naps in the morning, my alarm will go off at 7:35 and i’m like “shit i’ll get up at 7:38“ 11:29 PM - 19 Feb 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @alexdransfeldt 20. Those sweet childhood memories: M B @MoBaigz6 my favorite childhood memory is my back not hurting 10:39 PM - 05 Jan 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @MoBaigz6 21. It's about taking care of business: 𝗟𝗲𝘆𝘁𝗼𝗻.•🪵 @DecemberBorne Laundry: Washing - 30 mins Drying - 60 mins Putting away - 7-10 business days. 01:14 AM - 16 Sep 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @DecemberBorne 22. It's about making the tough choices: Emm🖤✨ @Emilia26774099 My life is 50% wondering if it's too late to drink coffee and 50% wondering if it's too early to drink alcohol. 05:39 PM - 14 Sep 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @Emilia26774099 23. Embracing change: Dash @7karanangwa 30s may be the new 20s but 9pm is the new midnight 08:22 PM - 05 Sep 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @7karanangwa 24. And teaching the youth of today: Shower Thoughts @TheWeirdWorld When you’re a little kid, all adults seem like they’re the same age, and when you’re an adult, all little kids seem like they’re the same age. 12:02 AM - 22 Feb 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @TheWeirdWorld 25. It's about progress: Nash Ngoepe @cia_nash Parents at 27 :married, multiple kids, house Me at 27 :I prefer to order food through an app so I don't have to speak to any other humans 01:55 PM - 27 Oct 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @cia_nash 26. It's about making a schedule: Alyssa @TisAIyssa “I’ll get gas in the morning on my way to work” is just self sabotage 11:55 AM - 20 Dec 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @TisAIyssa 27. It's about learning how to get things done: Charlotte🫒 @Herbivore_ Apparently being an adult means googling phone numbers that call you rather than answering 08:59 AM - 13 Feb 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @Herbivore_ 28. It's about taking care of business: Reezy @tyresexm I’ve been so stressed about getting my shit together that I haven’t gotten any of my shit together 11:00 PM - 21 Oct 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @tyresexm 29. It's all about survival: Ari @ari__b_ How do people work 10+ hours a Day then come home and workout and cook? Adulting is an extreme sport 02:50 AM - 21 Jun 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @ari__b_ 30. It's about making time for friends: Not Matt Moscona @NotMoscona Age 17: sneak out of the house to go to a party Age 37: sneak out of a party to go home 12:47 AM - 19 Sep 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @NotMoscona 31. It's about struggle and strife: Stac. @stacy_sutherlin The worst part about being an adult is that no one cares what your favorite dinosaur is 06:45 AM - 29 Oct 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @stacy_sutherlin 32. Embracing freedom: Mike Primavera @primawesome I'm an adult, and I can eat whatever I want whenever I want, and I wish someone would take this power from me. 06:12 PM - 17 May 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @primawesome 33. It's about realizing why your parents are the way they are: Paris Tyburski @ParisTyburski Now that I’m an adult, I understand why my mom was so upset when I forgot to take the chicken out of the freezer 12:23 AM - 29 Dec 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @ParisTyburski 34. It's about those things that bring you joy: Space V @AstroReeceV If replacing an old dirty dish sponge with a brand new one puts you in a great mood and on top of the f’kin world, like me, you’re over 30. 01:00 PM - 03 Oct 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @AstroReeceV 35. It's about treating yourself: Urbanhymnal @urbanhymnal Who knew the the most taxing part of being an adult is trying to figure out what the fuck to have for dinner every goddamn night until you die 09:47 PM - 14 Aug 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @urbanhymnal 36. It's about life lessons: Twitter: @mayhemmyles 37. It's about being fiscally responsible: SwaGG @SwaGGTheRapper Yall Ever Put a $7.02 Pack of Chicken Back and Got a Pack That Was $6.98???😭 01:30 AM - 07 Dec 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @SwaGGTheRapper 38. It's about enjoying the ride: Neal Owusu @neal_thatdude adult person: life gets faster as you get older! me aged 10: sounds fake but ok me now: 03:20 PM - 12 Jan 2021 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @neal_thatdude 39. It's about having complete freedom: dohn ᜇᜓᜈ᜔ @doenitz101 Me as a kid: When I'm an adult I'm gonna stay up all night and eat whatever I want Me as an adult: If I don't finish this glass of water and go to sleep by 9 I will die 10:15 AM - 13 Oct 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @doenitz101 40. And finally, it's about chilling: Lord B @tee_babz The most tiring thing about adulting to me is how CONSTANT it is. There is ALWAYS some shit to sort out. You 'chilling' means you're probably just ignoring the million things on your to-do list. 06:50 PM - 13 Jan 2020 Reply Retweet Favorite Twitter: @tee_babz Too real.