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    Posted on Oct 13, 2015

    22 Signs You’re Actually A Middle-Aged Dad Trapped In A Twentysomething’s Body

    Sensible coats *prayer hands*

    1. You’ve been known to make a lot of dad jokes.

    2. And you have a strong affinity for puns.

    3. You're as bad as your dad at keeping up to date with slang.

    Is it just me or does anyone else full body cry laugh when their elders don't understand text slang😂😂😂

    4. And you absolutely do not understand young people fashion.

    5. So you really buy only clothes and accessories based on how practical they are.

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    6. And all of your shoes are extremely sensible.

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    7. You get really excited when you receive practical Christmas presents.

    8. You shop around and research everything in great detail before purchasing it.

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    You definitely keep things in your Amazon cart for ages before you decide whether you actually want to buy them.

    9. You own a tool box.

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    And actually know how to use the tools in it.

    10. You hate it when anyone adjusts the thermostat.

    well my dad taped the thermostat so that I couldn't turn the heat up anymore.

    11. You geniunely enjoy doing crosswords and reading the newspaper.

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    12. And you mostly like to watch TV shows about people doing DIY, gardening, and war documentaries.

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    Also golf and programmes about boarder force.

    13. You are able to fall asleep anywhere.

    my dad fell asleep with a giant dinosaur pillow pet covering his upper body and face

    At the cinema. While watching TV. While sitting in an incredibly uncomfortable chair.

    14. You have in the past refused to admit that you're sick.

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    "No it's just a sniff"...*passes out*

    15. You have been known to get up early on the weekend to do productive things.

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    Probably putting up shelves.

    16. And you actually enjoy gardening and mowing the lawn.

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    If you don't have a garden, you've fantasised about what you would do if you had one. And you've had opinions about other people's bad gardens.

    17. You’re really into dad music.

    18. So you can’t deal with radio stations that play chart music.

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    Time to move from Radio 1 to Radio 2.

    19. And you exclusively do dad dancing.

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    No finer move.

    20. Your phone case is so huge your phone could survive being dropped off a cliff.

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    Because you understand HOW DAMN EXPENSIVE they are. Bonus points if it has a belt clip attachment.

    21. You don’t like asking for directions when you’re lost.

    22. And NOBODY is allowed to eat in your car.

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