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40 Tweets That Pretty Much Perfectly Sum Up What Being An Adult Is All About

I'm so sorry.

1. Being an adult is about knowing your limits:

“Sorry I gotta be up early for work” is the adult equivalent of “my mom said no”

Twitter: @KaranveerPannu

2. It's about realizing your mistakes:

I just wanna apologize to the people I called old at 30 when I was 18.

Twitter: @adventurousmug

3. It's about strict routines:

my morning routine includes 10 minutes of sitting on my bed n thinking about how tired i am

Twitter: @JustinnBrownnn

4. It's about seizing the day:

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.

Twitter: @xcolorstorm

5. It's about having the difficult conversations:

Being an adult is having the “we have food at home” talk with yourself.

Twitter: @davidbaran__

6. It's about learning how the world works:

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???

Twitter: @isabelfulla

7. It's about seeing your friends for who they are:

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

Twitter: @BriansJokes

8. It's about finally connecting the dots:

The older I get the more I understand why my mom always said “I’m going to go lay down”

Twitter: @Kozher_FG

9. It's about getting your exercise in:

Adulthood is making an involuntary grunt when you do anything that involves movement.

Twitter: @Msalexcruz

10. It's about finding the things that speak to you:

One of the weirder things about being an adult is having a favorite stovetop burner, yet nobody talks about it.

Twitter: @donfrijole

11. It's about continuing to learn:

peak adulting is when you start using the phrase “they done lost their damn mind” regarding prices at the grocery store

Twitter: @Mariannoo

12. It's about remembering the important things:

13. It's about getting stuff done:

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."

Twitter: @Lucky_A_Leckie

14. It's about 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.

Twitter: @springrooove

15. It's about hating 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”

Twitter: @lolzysz

16. It's all about being fiscally responsible:

In this adult world $200 is really like $12

Twitter: @kennybeifa97

17. It's about big changes:

I think getting older is when you'd rather day drink than go out all night.

Twitter: @itsdjluigi

18. It's about those quiet moments of self-reflection:

anyone else whisper “what the fuck” to themselves 96 times a day or is it just me??

Twitter: @baeleighjo

19. It's about perfecting your morning routine:

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“

Twitter: @alexdransfeldt

20. Those sweet childhood memories:

my favorite childhood memory is my back not hurting

Twitter: @MoBaigz6

21. It's about taking care of business:

Laundry: Washing - 30 mins Drying - 60 mins Putting away - 7-10 business days.

Twitter: @DecemberBorne

22. It's about making the tough choices:

My life is 50% wondering if it's too late to drink coffee and 50% wondering if it's too early to drink alcohol.

Twitter: @Emilia26774099

23. Embracing change:

30s may be the new 20s but 9pm is the new midnight

Twitter: @7karanangwa

24. And teaching the youth of today:

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.

Twitter: @TheWeirdWorld

25. It's about progress:

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

Twitter: @cia_nash

26. It's about making a schedule:

“I’ll get gas in the morning on my way to work” is just self sabotage

Twitter: @TisAIyssa

27. It's about learning how to get things done:

Apparently being an adult means googling phone numbers that call you rather than answering

Twitter: @Herbivore_

28. It's about taking care of business:

I’ve been so stressed about getting my shit together that I haven’t gotten any of my shit together

Twitter: @tyresexm

29. It's all about survival:

How do people work 10+ hours a Day then come home and workout and cook? Adulting is an extreme sport

Twitter: @ari__b_

30. It's about making time for friends:

Age 17: sneak out of the house to go to a party Age 37: sneak out of a party to go home

Twitter: @NotMoscona

31. It's about struggle and strife:

The worst part about being an adult is that no one cares what your favorite dinosaur is

Twitter: @stacy_sutherlin

32. Embracing freedom:

I'm an adult, and I can eat whatever I want whenever I want, and I wish someone would take this power from me.

Twitter: @primawesome

33. It's about realizing why your parents are the way they are:

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

Twitter: @ParisTyburski

34. It's about those things that bring you joy:

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.

Twitter: @AstroReeceV

35. It's about treating yourself:

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

Twitter: @urbanhymnal

36. It's about life lessons:

37. It's about being fiscally responsible:

Yall Ever Put a $7.02 Pack of Chicken Back and Got a Pack That Was $6.98???😭

Twitter: @SwaGGTheRapper

38. It's about enjoying the ride:

adult person: life gets faster as you get older! me aged 10: sounds fake but ok me now:

Twitter: @neal_thatdude

39. It's about having complete freedom:

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

Twitter: @doenitz101

40. And finally, it's about chilling:

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.

Twitter: @tee_babz

Too real.