Being an adult means you are forced to balance your responsibilities with your desire to actually enjoy life. There’s no manual and the rules are simple: don’t fail. Thankfully, people are noticing the paradox of “adulting” and crafting funny tweets about adulthood that will make you feel completely seen. Adulthood is hard and we know you can relate to comments about how absurd and funny life is today.
We decided to comb through all of the best funny tweets about adulthood to discover which ones are the most relatable and entertaining to help brighten your day. No one tells you what adulting is really like, so if you are making the transition from youth to antiquity, you should go ahead and get a taste for what waits in your future. Here are 25 funny tweets about adulthood that will make you laugh.
They Were Right About Some Things
Yes, the music that complemented your teenage angst was likely bad. Our prefrontal cortexes are not fully matured until we turn about 20, so anything that you liked before that time might not sound so great on a revisit years later.
It Will Be!
Being an adult is like playing an endless game of whack-a-mole and if you are a parent, forget it! This sentiment feels so right.
23. Change Is Never Good
It’s true! How can you find things if items are constantly moved from their normal spot that you had memorized because you have bought the same thing from the same place about 1,987,909 times.
22. Inbox Is Popping
Your only source of hope comes in email form now. Change is hard to come by when you are an adult, but we can all hold out hope, can’t we?
We must also discuss the way our bodies age at a rapid rate. Stiffness is your new enemy.
20. Goes Downhill Fast
If you are around 18-years-old, this is exactly what you will experience. 21 feels like the final barrier to adulthood, then you learn that you can’t rent a car yet! Yes, some rental agencies make you wait until you are 24 before they’ll hand you keys. You will have that to look forward to, at least!
Once you reach a certain age, you become set in your ways and friendships can be difficult to maintain. This is especially true for those who decide to have kids and those who do not. Relaxing at home will become the sweetest feeling on earth.
18. Snap, Crackle, Pop
One of the weirdest things about getting older is how the body changes and everything can get a little crunchy with a quickness. If you are young, please consider getting ahead of the deterioration with some yoga or other stretchy workout routines.
17. Seeing Things in a New Light
In youth, things appear one way but in actuality, they are the opposite. Teaching is a noble profession! However, every early childhood education major we knew were the lives of the party.
Get ready to pop ibuprofen as if it’s your daily vitamin. Sleeping somehow becomes incredibly hard on a body.
15. It’s Constant
You never thought the bane of your existence is the top of a stove, but once you have scrubbed it relentlessly every single day of your life, things become clear. Accurate.
14. It’s the Best
It’s tough out there, folks! How many of these do you personally have? You’re likely entering your late thirties and early forties if you can claim all five.
13. It Feels so Authentic
Adulting is suppressing your rage and instead internalizing it. Not a joke, just a fact. Apparently, meditation is a great way to deal with this.
12. A Switch
When you are young all you want to do is stay up late into the night and your parents probably would not let you. The script completely flips later in life. All you want is sleep.
11. Showing Up
Yep! Forcing yourself to go places and to do things is your new superpower. In theory, it should give you a sense of reward, but that’s not guaranteed.
So many of the things we did not understand as children, we learn when we become adults ourselves. Your mom really was about to pass out because of exhaustion.
9. HGTV is a Way of Life
If you moved homes as a child, you likely found yourself bored out of your mind if you joined your parents as they searched for a house. Now, it’s the only thing that brings you joy. It’s wild how time changes us.
8. The High Points
This is the realest. Friendships take time, energy, and commitment that be a challenge to muster. You still love each other, though.
7. We Still Care
We would still be curious about what people’s favorite dinosaurs are. We should normalize this! Dinosaurs are fascinating.
When was the last time you saw the back wall of your freezer? The bottom of your freezer? Space is precious!
5. Sesame Street
If you would like the perfect metaphor about how adulthood changes you, look no further than Sesame Street. You likely thought Elmo was the cutest one as a child, now, you get Oscar on a deep and profound level.
4. “What a week!”
There’s not a lie here. It almost feels like they keep coming at you faster and faster. Hang in there, friend, you go this.
3. Not the Pitts
Your tastebuds change as you age and with those changes come new opportunities to discover that you magically like a certain food you once hated. It’s the wildest thing!
2. Priorities Change
Priorities shift the older you get and you value small comforts when completing domestic tasks. We do not know why the burner thing is a rule, but it definitely is.
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1. Sums It Up Nicely
Perfect. We are all just doing our best and faking it until we make it to the finish line. Do your best, you are doing just fine, folks!
We hope you enjoyed these funny tweets about adulthood. Each person’s experience is unique, but there are so many feelings and weird things we do that every other adult is doing as well. We can take comfort in that fact. So, stop being so hard on yourself. Everyone’s a mess.
Andrew is a Chicago-based writer who enjoys finding the best of the internet, obsessively making lists, and cooking for friends. After studying Film and Art History, he developed a deep love for both topics. Celebrity news, pop culture, and stories that bring people together are his passions.
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