37 Moments Everyone Who Sucks At Adulting Will Immediately Recognize

1. When you have to make your own appointments:

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2. When the trash doesn’t magically take itself out:

3. When it’s up to you to go to bed at a reasonable hour:


4. When you go to a networking event because every real adult in your life is like YOU MUST NETWORK!!!:

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5. When you try to convince potential employers that you’re qualified for a job:

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6. When you get a job and realize SCHOOL DID NOT PREPARE YOU FOR THIS:

7. When you spend most of your paycheck but still have a week before next payday:

8. When you realize one of these days you’re going to have to actually take care of your body:

9. When you can’t find it in you to go out on weeknights anymore:

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Nickelodeon / Via 4yearsofvetschool.tumblr.com

10. When you can no longer rely on someone else doing the dishes:

when you’re too lazy to wash out a cup

11. When there’s no one around to stop you from doing everything your parents wouldn’t let you do as a kid:

12. When you check your bank balance after a week of avoiding it:

13. When you have to figure out how to make friends in the “real world”:

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14. When you feel good about your finances until you remember your student loans are a thing:

HAHAHAHAHAHA. Adulthood is treating me well.

15. Or when you realize how much you’re actually making after taxes:

16. When you attempt to infuse some structure into your day instead of just binge-watching Netflix:

17. When your parents try to gently goad you off their health insurance:


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18. When this is your go-to answer to any problem:

19. When you have to furnish your own place:

20. When you hate your job but have to make rent:

21. When you’re left to your own devices when it comes to meal planning:

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22. When you come up with creative ways to spend laundry day:

23. Like REALLY creative:

24. When grocery shopping seems like a Herculean task:

My fridge contains an empty pickle jar, 2 week old leftovers, 9 sticks of butter, some OJ, and an egg.

25. When your personal life explodes:

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26. When you realize how many random things you have to pay for as an adult:

What do you mean I have to pay for my own Netflix now????


What do you mean I have to pay for my own Netflix now????

27. When you try your hand at this elusive ~cooking~ thing:

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28. When something goes horribly wrong and you have no one to blame but yourself:

And no one to clean up after you, either.

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And no one to clean up after you, either.

29. When you fuck up every time you try to do something remotely responsible:


30. When you have to call up your parents to ask for help:

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31. When your life achievements aren’t exactly how you pictured them back in school:


32. When you ask the real questions:

33. When you decide that adulthood is overrated:

34. When you daydream of all the ways you can quit adulthood and avoid your responsibilities forever:

35. When you realize that you have no idea what you’re doing, ever:

36. Just… adulting:


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