A hashtag was trending on Twitter yesterday, asking users to finish the following: #YoureaRealAdultWhen
So what makes someone a real adult? Here are 12 of the more compelling responses to the #YoureARealAdultWhen hashtag:
- You can’t stay awake past 11 p.m. on game nights.
- Your poor friends unexpectedly show up for dinner.
- You pay all of your bills.
- Your résumé doesn’t have mall jobs on it.
- You check your credit score.
- You start to put deep thought into your taxes.
- You don’t need a fake I.D. anymore.
- You have to pay rent while living with your parents.
- You do laundry on a Friday night.
- 1,500 thread count sheets actually mean something to you.
- Your emergency contact is your wife instead of your mom.
- Going to work feels like a break from being at home with the kids.