20 Adulting Memes,Tweets And Quotes That Perfectly Summarize Why Growing Up Sucks


Why does adulting have to be so hard? When I was 10 all I wanted to do was grow up. I wanted to be an adult SO badly and now I'm asking myself, "Why?"

Why was I thirteen wanting to go on thirty? I still haven't figured out why kids are in such a rush to grow up, become an adult only to pay bills and get dumped. 

It blows my mind. It’s like when all you wanted was to graduate high school and go off to college so you can get a good job right after only to get to college and find out all you do is drink and cry and eat ramen, and jobs are still hard to get when you have a degree. 

Life’s a bitch. She’s funny, but she’s still a bitch.

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Do you ever wish you could be a kid again? No worries in the world, just snacks, naps, and playtime. Kids don't have to worry about bills or dating or 9-to-5s. My 3-year-old niece legitimately has the time of her life rolling around on the floor for 20 minutes. I want that.

I don’t know. At times, I realize that adulting isn’t THAT bad, I guess. At least we have wine and don’t have to do what Mom says, even if we call her every other day to ask how to iron or how to check our credit score. 

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What did we learn in school, for real? I can’t do my taxes but thank God I know that the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell! Honestly, adulting is like a video game where you completely skipped the tutorial and have no idea what you’re doing but you still have to play.

Luckily, I get to look for memes as a living. Yeah, now THAT is adulting!

So to help us all cope, I've collected the best memes, tweets and funny quotes about what it’s like to adult and put them in one place for you to look at while you pretend you’re doing work. You're SO welcome.

1. It’s how adults bond.

"Being an adult is pretty easy, you just feel tired all the time and tell people about how tired you are and they tell you how tired they are."

2. Why are we allowed to have credit cards?

“Being an adult is 90% worrying about money and 10% spending money you don’t have on treats because you’ve worried a lot this week.”

3. I'm always confused.

“Being an adult is like being a Quentin Tarantino movie: it starts out real cool, there’s lots of cursing, it’s very confusing, everyone dies.”

4. I just don’t get it.

“Me: wow I have so much work to do

Me: *goes on Twitter*

Me: *watches a movie*

Me: *reads a novel*

Me: *takes a nap*

Me: *climbs a mountain*

Me: *backpacks through Europe*

Me: why am I not getting anything done.”

5. It’s impressive, honestly.

#Flatlining #DoNotResuscitate #MondayMotivation #TalkThirtyToMe

A post shared by TalkThirtyToMe™ (@talkthirtytome) on Jan 9, 2017 at 6:19am PST

“The cool thing about being an adult is that you can go to bed at 9:30 pm and still feel completely exhausted the entire next day.”

6. I can hardly take care of myself and my cat.

99% of being an adult is looking for an adultier adult to do the adulting.... (@thoughtcatalog)

A post shared by Violet Benson (@daddyissues_) on Jul 12, 2017 at 2:39pm PDT

“Still don’t understand how people my age have children.  I am children.”

7. Why did I get $100 from Grandma when I was 12 but she gave me a candle for my 30th? I think I need the cash more now, thanks.

“Can’t wait for my birthday so I can be really excited and then inevitably disappointed!”

8. You don't need to do laundry until you run out of underwear, right?

"I been postponing malonedry for too long."

9. Well, I am a week late on my rent …

“Finally, some good news.”

10. I may or may not spend more on alcohol than on groceries.

A post shared by ecards (@sarcasm_only) on Apr 4, 2017 at 6:27pm PDT

“The most expensive part of being an adult is the amount of wine I need to continue being an adult.”

11. It’s not the same without music.

“Cleaning the house for fun while blasting throwback songs that were cool when you were in high school.”

12. He’s not wrong.

“Being an adult is basically just emailing someone back and forth saying ‘sorry for the delayed response!’ until one of you dies.”

13. I wish that was a thing tbh.

“I need coffee in an IV.”

14. Being an adult is about toleration.

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A post shared by (@betasalmon) on Aug 22, 2017 at 6:06pm PDT

"Gotta get them to start early."

15. It’s rough out there as a grown up.

“millennial dating
u: hey wyd Wednesday
them: working to survive. wyd Saturday
u: being tired from working to survive then laundry
them: nice.”

16. Can’t I just have a nice dinner without being judged?

heard of it???? (@spoonuniversity)

A post shared by Bustle (@bustle) on Apr 18, 2017 at 8:52am PDT

“It’s called being an adult. Maybe you’ve heard of it?”

17. I didn't think I could ever relate to Trump until I saw this.

“Bitch me too he ain’t special.”

18. You’ve thought about it.

“When you had a rough week but tryna be healthy.”

19. Why is cheese so expensive?!

“Me: *buys stuff*                                               

bank account: *deducts the money I spent*"

20. We’re basically toddlers.

“Guys, guys, you gotta let me nap.  I’m gonna get cranky.”

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