Entertainment February 11, 2017
This month Merriam-Webster added “adulting” to the dictionary. Yes, that really happened.
But any fan of social media has long been using the noun-turned-verb. And on Saturday, the phrase “adulting is a pain” was even trending on Twitter.
“Adulting” has come to mean behaving like an adult and doing the things that an adult is expected to do – you know, like filing your own taxes and going into work every day.
Below, ENTITY looks at seven of the most funny-because-it’s-true posts from #AdultingIsAPain.
Okay, so maybe we’re not on top of our taxes and perhaps we’re wearing a bikini instead of underwear because we haven’t done laundry … but at least there’s wine.
Forget trips to Disney World or watching the Thanksgiving Day parade with family – the best memory of childhood is not having to give all your hard-earned money to bills.
To be fair, most of us probably have no idea what we’re doing. But then again, most of us aren’t the president.
“Adulthood is like looking both ways before you cross the street and then getting hit by an airplane.” Sometimes you’ve gotta just celebrate making it across the street.
— Sus??⚕️ (@SusSpeaks) February 11, 2017
Can’t I just sleep in today and watch eight hours of “Law and Order: SVU”?
Sure, I can come with you to your on-off boyfriend’s birthday party in San Bernadino.
— Anzar Abbas (@anzabbas) February 11, 2017
You can’t have a fulfilling career, high salary and work/life balance – are you living in a fairytale?!
The bottom line is that “adulting” is hard. We get it, Merriam-Webster gets it and Twitter certainly gets it.
Just remember, there’s always wine.
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