There comes a time in everyone’s life when they have to face the harsh reality of “adulting”. Bills to pay, responsibilities to handle, and a never-ending to-do list can make even the most eager of us question why we ever wanted to grow up. Adulting Jokes will lighten the mood and bring some laughter to the daily struggles of adulthood.
Adulting jokes have become a popular way for millennials and Gen Z to express their struggles and frustrations with the challenges of growing up and taking on adult responsibilities. These adulting jokes often use humor to address the difficulties of navigating the real world, from paying bills to maintaining relationships to figuring out how to cook a decent meal.
So the next time you’re feeling like adulting is a struggle, take a break and scroll through some adulting is hard memes & Adulting Jokes. Who knows, they might just give you the perspective you need to face the challenges ahead with a little more humor and grace.
Chameleon Memes has compiled a list of 50 adulting jokes that will make you question why you ever wanted to grow up.
1- Still don’t understand how people my age have children. I’m children.
2- If replacing a dirty dish sponge with a new one puts you in a good mood, you’re officially an adult.
3- True mark of adulthood: instead of your parents scheduling your doctor’s appointments, you just avoid going to the doctor & hope u don’t die
4- Adulthood is like looking both ways before you cross the street and then getting hit by an airplane.
5- Adulthood is like losing your mom in the grocery store for the rest of your life.
6- The retirement age needs to be lowered to 25. I’ve had enough.
7- Adulting is soup and I am a fork.
8- The horrifying moment when you’re looking for an adult but then you realize that you are an adult. So you look for and older adult, someone successfully adulting. An adultier adult.
9- Adulthood is wanting to cry for 4 days straight but not having the time.
10- My vision board is just a picture of me sleeping.
11- Adulthood is mostly whispering “For Fucks sake” every time the phone rings
12- Me at 14: can’t wait to travel the whole world once i’m earning my own money
Me now: mustn’t forget that tupperware at work, it’s my only one
13- This is not what adulthood looked like in the brochure.
14- Me as a kid: I can’t wait until I’m an adult and nobody can tell me what to do
Me as an adult: Someone please tell me what to do
15- You know you’re an adult when the thing you get most excited about is extra sleep.
16- 99% of socializing as an adult is just people telling you about shows and you saying “oh yeah, i’ve been meaning to start that!”
17- One thing no one ever talks about being an adult is how much time you debate yourself on keeping a cardboard box because it’s, like, a really good box.
18- When you become a grown up, people stop asking you what your favourite dinosaur is.
They don’t even care.
19- The cool thing about being an adult is that you can go to bed at 9.30p.m and still feel completely exhausted the entire next day.
20- I’m an adult, and I can eat whatever I want whenever I want, and I wish someone would take this power from me.
21- Remember when u were little & u’d fall on the trampoline & everyone would keep jumping so you couldn’t get back up? That’s being an adult
22- Me at 18: I can’t wait to see what amazing things are waiting for me as an adult!
Me at 40: Pretty excited about this new dish sponge.
23- Birthday at 21: Takes 12 different shots from 12 different bars
Birthday at 37: Takes two different pain relievers because I literally hurt myself sleeping
24- I don’t run for my problems. I sit on my couch, play on my phone and ignore them like all other adults.
25- My favorite childhood memory is my back not hurting
26- Being an adult is having the “We have food at home” talk with yourself.
27- Being an adult is pretty easy, you just feel tired all the time and tell people about how tired you are and they tell you how tired they are
28- Most adult friendships are just figuring out whose turn it is to cancel plans.
29- Being an adult is mostly being exhausted, wishing you hadn’t made plans, and wondering how you hurt your back.
30- “I’m just gonna get gas in the morning.” Is one of the worst decisions you make as an adult.
31- Maybe adults aren’t afraid of monsters under the bed anymore because we know that if we get eaten by one we won’t have to go to work the next day.
32- About 33 years ago two people had sex and now I have to work everyday.
33- How do people work 10 hour a day then come home and workout and cook? Adulting is an extreme sport.
34- I wish I was still a kid so I could just take a long nap and everyone would be proud of me.
35- Kids just want to be grown-ups, but all grown-ups want are snacks and naps.
36- Being an adult is mostly going to bed when you don’t want to and waking up when you dont’ want to.
37- I used to think that adulthood was one crisis after another.
I was wrong.
as it turns out, adulthood is multiple crises, concurrently, all the time, forever
38- Being an adult is like being a Quentin Tarantino movie: it starts out real cool, there’s lots of cursing, it’s very confusing, everyone dies
39- Being an adult is mostly being exhausted. Wishing you hadn’t made plans, and wondering how you hurt your back.
40- I’m at the point in my life where I check my email as part of my social media line up
41- No one warned me that being an adult was mostly just hurrying up to get somewhere you don’t want to go in the first place
42- Adulthood is wishing that everything was just as easy as getting fat
43- You know you’re an adult when going to bed early with clean sheets is more appealing than going out on a Friday night.
44- I think the most exciting thing about being an adult is never knowing what part of your body is going to hurt the next day.
45- You become an adult when you open a carton of eggs to check it before buying.
46- Used to sneak out my house to go to parties, now I sneak out of parties to go to my house.
47- Adulthood is trying each of the same six passwords that you use for everything and complaining that you’re tired.
48- How come everyone my age seems older than me?
49- Being an adult is just finally getting why your mom was upset about stuff when you were a kid.
50- Being an adult is opening the dishwasher and yelling “ARE THESE CLEAN OR DIRTY?” until you die