26 Ways Being An Adult Isn't What You Thought It Would Be

Growing up influenced by pop culture, you pretty much know what to expect when you're an adult. Like, you know you're going to have to fight your evil, leather-clad father with a laser sword, while holding down a well-paying job that affords you lots of time off.

Or something like that. Of course, reality never quite matches up.

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Entry by deathpod

Owning a car isn't SO much hitting the open road. CRACKED.COM Usually it's more like hitting the open wallet.

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Entry by a5dollarshake

I will go to sleep when I want to! I feel tired every single day of my existence.-

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Entry by JoshAdams593

AS a kid, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with my life As an adult, I'm scared I'll never figure it out

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Entry by HamHurt

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Entry by Dared00

8 ADULTHOOD LINE LINE ADULTHOOD That's not how it works.

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Entry by SamWhite

a kid 0 thought IId never sell out As an adult that's all 0 want to do CRAun

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Entry by a5dollarshake

Once I live alone I will paint my walls whatever color like and E will decorate with whatever furnishings I want!' TWo years later only one room has

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Entry by femshep87

I thought I'd have money and endless time to hang out with my friends. Now I'm broke as hell and I'm m lucky to see them once a month.

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Entry by femshep87

26 Ways Being An Adult Isn't What You Thought It Would Be

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Entry by SamWhite

As a kid I thought I'd save the world As an adult I can't even save facebook from my racist family

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Entry by ChevySpoons

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Entry by Sonny Time

I THOUGHT ACNE WENT AWAY WITH AGE NOW PIMPLES POP UP IN WEIRD PLACES

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

As a child, I expected a grand wedding with the person I love once I become an adult. A s an adult, I just wish that I can skip the wedding and save m

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Entry by deathpod

I can't wait to make a living playing music! ENR How did an empty bar manage to yell 'FREEBIRD!' at me?!

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I always looked er forward to getting to eat what I want, when I want. OFMOND CUTTER I just didn't MTATORYCL plan on my metabolism slowing down.

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Entry by PookieJones

Mom, leave 1990s me alone! I can't wait to make my own decisions! 2010s Mom! Mom! What should I do? CRACKED COM

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Entry by Busteq

When I was a kid, a vacation was something E used to escape from doing house chores... As an adult, look forward to vacations so 0 can finally have ti

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Entry by Andrea Meno

I THOUGHT THE BEST CHOICES WOULD BE COMPLETELY OBVIOUS J J L but I didn't expect that most situations require you to choose from almost infinite possi

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

I aspire to grow into an adult $o I can buy things without my parents saying 'no'. And upon adulthood, I realize exactly why my parents said 'no' to t

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Entry by Ashebox

I'M GOING I'M GOING TO BE AN TO BE A ASTRONAUT! DOCTOR! I'M GOING TO BE PRESIDENT! When I was young, I thought I could become anything I wanted to be.

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Entry by Slammer13

0 couldn't wait to get away from all the high school Drama Cliques Stupidity DON'T EAT MY SANDWICHI Turns out most of those problems are still a major

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Growing up watching James Bond and Seinfeld, I thought sex was going to be abundant when I became an adult. Nope. CRACKEDCONT