10. You Can't Drink Like You Use To
Hangovers last for days now, not just hours. Trust us on this one.
9. Realizing People Hate You
People will hate you. That is a fact. The younger ones will be jealous and the older ones will treat you like you are worthless. Be ready for a lot of eye-rolling and disappointing looks heading your way.
8. Debt is a Real Thing
You have to pay student loans back. You have to pay those credit cards back. You can’t spend, spend, and spend anymore. You have to pay it off but with what funds? Exactly.
7. No More Casual Flings with Girls
Dating is going to suck. The women you will start dating aren’t going to allow you to get away with all your boyish antics anymore. You are going to have to grow up, fast. Women are smarter than us. They always will be guys, learn to accept that.
6. Partying is Fun, Be Not Affordable
If you have enough money to party all night, chances are you are wasting money partying all night. As you grow up you begin to see that going out and partying is costly and no longer doable.
5. You Can't Be A Douche on Facebook Anymore
No more topless profile pics or stripper tags, your boss might see it and get you into a bind at work. Social media was once a fun outlet to wind down and be yourself but nowadays, with almost everyone on social media, you have to be responsible. Which sucks.
4. Learning to Lose, Like an Adult
Life isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. It sucks sometimes. And when you grow up, learning to lose is a huge part of it. When you finally hit your 20s you will begin to see that losing sucks but learning to lose is how you become better.
3. Your Friends Suck
You’re friends were fun and awesome growing up. But now that you have grown up, you are going to realize that not all of them are as cool as you once thought. In fact, a lot of them might end up disappointing you. Try not to act surprised when it happens.
2. Graduating from College
You have worked your entire life for this moment, college graduation. Now what? Oh no, the panic sets in. It is no longer fun time in the USA, it is time to get serious and grow up before life slams you in the back of the head.
1. Finding a Job
It wasn't always tough to find a job in your 20s. But with the economy flatlining, it isn't easy anymore. It is tough. In fact, most kids that graduate college end up going back to get a Master's just to be able to get a job. What? Is Best Buy not paying a large enough salary anymore?