Thought Catalog


Your 20s are scary. Really scary. Everyone knows this. You’re physically and legally an adult, yet your knees weaken at the mere thought of taxes, or paying for your own dinner. There is no strict guideline to becoming an adult, but if you have a keen eye, you’ll notice a few small personality changes that mean one thing: YOU’RE OLD NOW!

You’re an adult now and your mother isn’t around to clean up after you. You’re late for work because you don’t live at home anymore and there’s no one to shovel the driveway for you. You run out of water mid-shower because you still haven’t paid that water bill. WHY DON’T BILLS JUST PAY THEMSELVES?