11 Times Being An Adult Was Just Way Too Much

When you're a kid, you can't wait to grow up and be able to do adult things. But, once you get to be a grown up, you realize that adult things are pretty much paying bills, tackling endless mountains of laundry and dishes, and trying to get through the working week without crying or killing someone. That's why we've collected these eleven illustrations that show you times when being an adult was just way too much. If only we could make it stop, we would… but it looks like we're going to be adulting for the rest of our days. We're not sure whether to laugh or cry at these illustrations, as they're just too real. Check them out!



When you feel like you literally can't get out of bed.

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And if you give in to the urge, you're not getting up for some time.

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When you realize you've gone soft in your old age.

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When you discover that there is such a thing as a stupid question… and people ask them. All. The. Time.

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When you try to get into arty films but fail.

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When you can't even afford makeup so you have to get yours done at Sephora before a night out.

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When you really want to read some classic literature, but it doesn't work out.

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When you make a prudent choice at the grocery store, but instantly regret it when you get home and have no snacks.

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When you realize that people will be saying the same stupid junk forever.

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When you discover that being an adult doesn't necessarily mean you've left behind all childish things.

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When you realize there's nobody else who will make you dinner.

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