“Be a grown up,” they said. “It’ll be fun,” they said. You’ll get to have your own money, make your own decisions, dress and act however you want! What a load of garbage. We’re not sure who “they” are, but “they” totally lied to us. Maybe as grown ups we get to work all the time to earn our own money, but then the IRS and the landlord and the cell phone people take it from us. And yeah, we get to make our own decisions—about whether we’ll work ourselves to death or starve. And do you know a single adult who really dresses the way they want (because if they did every woman at work would be in pajama pants and braless) or gets to act the way they want. Adulting is a tough gig. So if you’re pretty much over it then these 33 memes are for you.
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Maria is a mother of five and grandmother of two. She is a journalist, but loves writing in general, especially creative fiction. Her specialties include knowing way too much about Marvel comic books and raising awesome kids.