A majority of the people around their 30s don't seem to be ready to be the adults that society expects them to be. But to be honest, can you really blame them?
Every phase of your life is truly a one-of-a-kind experience in its own way. Case in point- adolescence is brimming with the never-ending marvel and curiosity, the teenage years, on the other hand, is all about rebelling and individuality. The twenties are the prologue to adulthood. However, the thirties - the thirties is when all the smoke settles, and you have the confidence to be yourself, or at least that's how it's supposed to be in a perfect world!
Along similar lines, Twitter users are tapping on the real issues that generally accompany the 30s and, tragically, it's not all rainbows and unicorns. It's more along the lines of uneventful weekends, procrastinating vacations, mundane regular issues and other comparable Catch 22s that are agonizingly accurate. And we've gathered a rundown of the most hilariously painful ones, see for yourself:
20s: Rage Against The Machine— Licensed Florist (@SortaBad) October 4, 2017
30s: Rage Against Literally Everything
In your thirties New Year's Eve gets good again because you stop ruining your life trying to have a year's worth of fun in eight hours.— Josh Gondelman (@joshgondelman) December 24, 2016
When you're in your thirties, "being mature for your age" means you've started waiting patiently for death.— Mary Gillis (@living_marble) April 14, 2016
i have watched the season premieres of four reality shows this week. feeling really good about my thirties.— patrick ryne mcneil (@patrickryne) January 5, 2018
Everyone's right: hangovers take on a whole new dimension in your 30s. Mine even has its own career, partner and children; its name is Greg.— Benjamin Law (@mrbenjaminlaw) April 16, 2016
In your 20s Sundays are for recovering from hangovers. In your 30s they are for recovering from IKEA.— Rory (@roikles) April 10, 2016
Welcome to your 30s. You peed 20 minutes ago but you could def go again already.— Valerie (@ValeeGrrl) October 23, 2017
Yelling at your party guests in your 20s: "YOU BETTER CLEAN UP THAT PUKE OR THE LANDLORD IS GOING TO FLIP!"— Brad Frost (@brad_frost) April 4, 2019
Yelling at your party guests in your 30s: "STOP CLEANING THE DISHES, TONY! I'LL TAKE CARE OF IT LATER. GO HAVE FUN, YOU CONSIDERATE ASSHOLE."
Dating in your 20s: I'm open to trying new things. *giggle*— twitr darling (@the_real_keg) February 19, 2018
Dating in late 30s+: Here is a full list of my problems and things I will never, ever enjoy in any manner
My thirties, so far, in a nutshell pic.twitter.com/wV1vYlCDfp— Adam Renardson (@ARenardson) March 30, 2015
Being in your thirties: wondering if a dress is too short to wear to the pub and then remembering that you used to wear it to work.— Dr Charlotte Lydia Riley (@lottelydia) January 21, 2018
Being spontaneous in your late thirties sometimes means going to a different grocery store than your usual chain and immediately regretting it.— Megan Kaplinsky (@Reverie_Reality) February 11, 2018
"What is life in your 30s like?"— Karen K. Ho (@karenkho) July 19, 2017
"You get excited about a restaurant's location because it's close to Target and you need to buy soap."
Welcome to your 30s. You have a favorite reusable shopping bag now.— Witchy Woman (@dreamthievin) October 24, 2017
Me in my 20s: secretly hates everyone.— i like chips (@aaronup) December 5, 2017
Me in my 30s: publicly hates everyone.
Me in my 20's: *dresses like I'm on the catwalk*— bananafanafofisa (@lisaxy424) October 4, 2017
Me in my 30's: *dresses like I walk cats*
Dating in your 30s is just two people telling each other stories about how they used to be fun.— Sarah (@thetigersez) February 12, 2018
Welcome to your 30s. You're continually stunned to find that 1998 was not 10 years ago.— Valerie (@ValeeGrrl) December 6, 2017
As a kid I thought a lot about growing up, getting a job and having kids, but not this job and certainly not these kids.— eric (@ericsshadow) September 10, 2016
[at a party]— Joe Zappulla (@ZappullaJ) April 22, 2017
Me: *over the music* DO YOU HAVE A RECYCLING BIN?