11 Signs You're Hardcore Adulting
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11 Signs You're Hardcore Adulting

Planners and blazers and payments...oh my.

11 Signs You're Hardcore Adulting

Becoming an adult (a.k.a. "adulting") is a beautiful, confusing, and downright messy time in a person's life. Those days of being carefree and wild are now being replaced with days filled with working and planning for the future. The transition into becoming an adult hits everyone at different ages, and no two people start to adult the same way. Adulting is like a wave; it will crash upon you whether you're ready to take it or not. Beware: the wave may hit your soon if you display any of these points.

1. You find yourself debating whether you want that third shot or not.

Old you: *Takes that third shot...and then a fourth...and then a fifth...*

Adulting You: *Feels insanely buzzed and decides two shots is enough for one night*

2. You're on Ikea's website constantly.

Old You: *Looks through the site uninterested*

Adulting You: *Spends entire paycheck on their new bathroom series*

3. You actually look at what's in your food now.

Old You: *Buys food without even glimpsing at the label*

Adulting You: *Calculates what portion of the food you can eat without going over your recommended daily sodium intake.*

4. As well as what's in your savings account.

Old You: *Pats self on back for having 30 dollars in savings*

Adulting You: *Ugly cries at the same 30 dollars in your savings three years later*

5. You've started making your own appointments.

Old You: *Calls Mom to find out when appointment is*

Adulting You: *Awkwardly calls doctor and gives them information you can only hope is correct*

6. And paying your own bills.

Old You: *Takes hour long showers because FREE WATER*

Adulting You: *Debates showering every other day instead of every day to save $1.39 on water per month*

7. You start to invest in proper attire.

Old You: *Goes out in the middle of winter in a crop top and torn jeans*

Adulting You: *Feels naked without a cardigan or blazer on*

8. You're always on the lookout for a good deal.

Old You: *Aimlessly buys what you want and doesn't look at the price tag*

Adulting You: *Doesn't go anywhere without checking Groupon for a banging deal*

9. You're appreciation for organization has grown tremendously.

Old You: *Says you'll remember to do things and doesn't write anything down*

Adulting You: *Hyperventilates when your planner goes MIA*

10. You start to take your health seriously

Old You: *stays up all night constantly drinking only God knows what*

Adulting You: *Enrolls in a yoga class that specializes in aligning your chakra*

11. You realize that becoming an adult is a scary and glorious voyage that will make you a stronger person

Old You: *Terrified of becoming an actual adult*

Adulting You: *Still terrified of becoming an actual adult, but making progress day by day*

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