Biggest Misconceptions About Adulthood

Things you thought would be different when you were a kid looking forward to being a "grown up".
The Top Ten
1 You can do anything you want
2 Collecting a paycheck means you don't have money problems

Until you find out about tax, bills and the other 'responsibilities' of being an adult.

3 Drinking is cool

It actually IS cool... Until the next morning...

It's bad for your health!

Yeah its fun!...or is it?

4 Once you're done with school you wont have to read, study, write reports, etc.

You also don't have to deal with those horrible bullies!

5 You can eat whatever you want whenever you want without consequences

I nearly got diabetes years ago from today and multiple servings of dessert...

6 You'll always have cool people to hang out with
7 That when your grown up life is more fun

Adults have a lot of responsibility and less free time.

After you go to work, pay bills and taxes it's a lil fun!

It be more fun if dang society would stop saying "YoUr'E tOo OlD fOr ThIs!"

8 Cars/transportation doesn't cost anything

Kids just don't understand...

9 You can still do the things you do as a kid and not look stupid

Well they have bouncy castles and ball pools that adults can use.
They have adult dot to dot books
and anyone can still go to the theme park.

I still ride coin operated horses but now people give me weird looks and sometimes even laugh at me...They're probably just jealous

I cannot have anymore temper tantrums or other kid/childish behaviors! Without looking stupid!

10 Your parent(s) will always be there

Worst thing to take for granted. When you think about it how many friends would stick around after wiping your backside, clearing up your vomit and putting up with difficult stroppy behaviour for YEARS endlessly declaring that everything is booring?

Not ALWAYS and not both (some people live with a grandma/grandpa)

The Contenders
11 Sex is the best thing about marriage
12 My house would have a waterslide, go cart track, all kinds of toys and videogames
13 Everything will always be ok
14 Marriage always guarantees love lasts forever
15 You can scold your children whenever you want
16 I shall be an astronaut!

When I was little I wanted to be a vet (a job little girls probably would like to do when they grow up) but I would never be able to become one now.

If you still can't explain it to hem, show them the movie Gravity.

17 That you could stay up as late as you wanted

Well you can but you'll be really tired if you stay up till like 3:00.

Ha ha.

Oh sure, I could stay up to all hours if I wanted, but I still have to get up at 5:30 to go to work!

18 You don't get seriously sick

The risk for cancer/diabetes might increase...

19 Your kid(s) will be perfect
20 If you're a granny, your grandchildren will still care for you
21 You?ll be happier
22 You'll be incredibly wealthy
23 That you won't turn into your parents

This one is sort of like the idea that siblings when growing up suspect they are adopted because they look nothing like you or your parents. Time and a lot of growing up show this usually turns our to be untrue. Remember, our parents installed our buttons (behaviors) and know how to use them or abuse them. We often re-install those button on OUR children whether we intend to or not. Sorting the good from the bad is sometime the tough part.

24 You can buy anything with a credit card and you won't have to worry about it later.
25 Police can shoot people without getting into trouble

I always thought this and my uncle is a cop and I told him to shoot my grandma and he wouldn't

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