Most teenagers and young adults look forward to being in their 30s. They think that reaching that age gives them more freedom, fun, and exciting experiences. What they don’t know is that reaching the age of 30 comes with a lot of challenges.
As proof, here are 75 painfully accurate Tweets that perfectly show the struggles of being in the 30s.
Back then, you used to be so careful about what you say and do to make sure that you don’t offend or disappoint anyone. In your 30s, you’ll realize that there’s no point in trying to please everyone. You’ll probably even regret not having that kind of attitude early on.
You’ve lived a good and adventurous life. Now, it’s time to take things a bit slower.
It’s amazing how strong and robust a child’s body is. Even if they hit their knees or fall off a tree, their bodies don’t seem to mind. As an adult, however, you have to be extra careful. You can hurt yourself even in your sleep.
One sign that you’re getting older is finding yourself telling tales about your childhood. It’s a fulfilling but intimidating thing, honestly.
As kids, we all have an idea of what we want in the future. Unfortunately, very few of us get to have exactly what we hoped for as kids.
It doesn’t matter how old you are. If you need advice on sex and intimacy, your dad is one of the best people to talk to.
Apparently, a phone that costs $800 doesn’t make you rich whether you’re in your 20s or 30s. It’s earning money, saving, and investing that’ll make you rich.
At 30, you’ll probably own dozens of food containers with missing lids, too. Having a preferred brand of dish soap is a sign of being an adult as well.
In your 30s, you won’t have a lot of free time to look for a date the old fashioned way. You are more likely to find a date by swiping left or right on your phone while on the bus to work.
Growing up and realizing all the responsibilities you have to deal with can be pretty disappointing. So yes, this guy’s answer is pretty accurate.
And if you have kids, taking them there can feel like a holiday. You can also consider it a nice place to date when you go there with just your husband.
We get more responsible as we age. Even when we’re partying, we’re thinking of ways to clean up.
It’s comfort over style now. Gone are the days when we force ourselves to fit into really tight dresses and high stiletto heels.
Back then, we used to be amused at the simplest things. Now, we tend to get mad at almost every single thing.
Time flies so fast when you’re aging. Suddenly, it becomes hard to keep track of the years.
Beauty fades when you age and apparently, the idea doesn’t just apply to women. The cute boys you used to have a crush on during your high school years probably don’t look half as good now.
As they say, you got to love your body. That includes everything it wants.
It’s nice to be with someone close to your age. They understand what you want and what you want to do even without directly saying it.
He has done a lot of things in one day so it’s safe to say that he’s had a productive weekend. It’s something not a lot of people his age can accomplish.
As you go through your 30s, you become less and less inclined to work out. As a consequence, you become more at risk of injuries even with really simple activities.
Less partying means less time to drink with friends. I guess that’s one reason why people in their 30s have less tolerance to alcohol. The pain? Well, it comes with age.
You get excited by the simplest things when you’re in your 30s. In this case, it’s not the restaurant but the soap.
There’s no big difference. Everything’s the same, except for bills, taxes, and looking after yourself.
Eating string cheese at home is way better than getting drunk in a club with your friends. It’s relaxing and filling. Plus, you won’t have to deal with a hangover the next day.
Gone are the days where all you have to think about during parties are your outfits, who you’re with, and the drinks. In your 30s, things get a bit more complicated. There’s the daylight savings time and of course, the annoying back pain.
I guess your definitions of decent and appropriate change with age. Dresses that used to be good for work before might not even be good enough to wear to a pub now.
What can I say? One’s 30s can be filled with procrastination. It’s like you know you have to do your laundry but you have “more important” things to do at home.
Reaching your 30s doesn’t mean you have your life put together. Some are still figuring out things, like not killing a houseplant.
Drunk is on a different level once you reach your 30s. Most people this age stop functioning after too much alcohol.
Hangovers are much difficult to cure at this age. The only way to prevent them is to never drink again.
You’ve tried out a lot of things in your younger years. Now, you have a very clear idea of what works for you and what doesn’t.
Friday night at Costco- what can be more exciting than that? It’s a therapy for most people in their 30s.
Progress is still progress. No matter how slow you’re taking, you should still be proud.
Those annoying music at the grocery store before? Well, they’re part of the experience now. Going to the grocery store won’t feel complete without hearing them.
This clearly explains how we live the adult life. For a moment, we think we know exactly what we are doing and that things are going great. The next thing you know, everything’s a mess.
Going to a new store means finding things you can compare your favorites with. And in the end, you’ll feel disappointed because there’s nothing better there.
It’s just being practical. You don’t go to a wedding to show off your small dress. You go to one to socialize and eat good food- be honest.
The consequences of everything you did to your body are likely to appear when you get older. And for a lot of people, the damages aren’t that easy to fix.
You probably have your favorite spatula by now, too. Oh, and a drawer full of Tupperware with missing lids.
Contrary to what most people think, there are really people who just chill while watching Netflix. They are those people who are in their 30s.