No, Seriously, how do we know when we’re an adult? There should be some form of clearly defined rules for when you have gone from being a schmoe into being an actual full on, honest to God, functioning member of society, e.g., and adult.
I’ve decided to make a checklist to see if I fall into that category of adult, instead of, you know, just a guy. Being the industrious man of the people I am, I decided I would head out among the populous of cyberspace to see what everyone else thought defined adulthood.
WARNING SIGN 1 – YOU’RE TOO OLD TO BE COOL
“When I see highschoolers dressed in the fashion of their time I think they look stupid.” @Yeti_detective
Ok, its going to happen to all of us, and it happens pretty quickly and without you realizing it. You’ll be out with your friends, and you’ll look over and see them, the gaggle of annoying teenagers. They’ll be doing something funny, something they think is awesome, but you and you’re friends will look at them, and simultaneously, one thought will cross your mind.
“What the crap is wrong with these douchebags.”
You won’t call them kids. You can’t yet. At this stage of adulthood you aren’t ready to admit that you’re older than those cool teenagers. Its just part of it. Its cool. Besides, chances are, you’ll say something along the lines of, “I can’t believe they spent $75 bucks on a pair of jeans that already had the knees cut out.” Yes.. you did it then, but you judge them now, because:
WARNING SIGN 2 – YOU HAVE DEVELOPED FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY
Published by M.A. Brotherton
M.A. Brotherton is a writer, blogger, artist, and fat-kid from the suburbs of Kansas City, Missouri. He’s tasted a little bit of everything the Midwest has to offer, ranging from meth-tweaking rednecks in massive underground cave complexes to those legendary amber waves of grain. When he’s not writing, he spends most of his time screwing around on the internet.