As kids, we all have some grand, sparkling idea of what it means to be an adult.
But once we grow up, we come to find out that adulthood is not all sunshine and rainbows.
Maybe as a kid you thought you'd grow up, get married by age 23, own a house by age 24, and have three kids, two dogs, and a blue minivan. Now that you're in your 20s, you've come to realize how hard it is to balance your education, career, social life, love life, mental health, and your bank account!
Perhaps you thought the friends you made as a kid and throughout your teen years would always be your core group, only to realize as you got older that it's totally natural and normal to outgrow friendships.
Or perhaps you really thought you'd never have acne again after your teen years, only to be unpleasantly surprised by the sheer amount of zits waiting for you in adulthood!
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