Posts tagged "adulthood"

30 Superficial Ways You Know You’re Becoming A Grown-Up

Sure, reveling in your youth is fun and all, but nothing’s more striking than those moments when you catch yourself making a decidedly adult choice and realize your younger self…

Claire Hannum | December 18, 2014 - 10:00 am

The 25 Best Things About Being A Grownup

I am turning 25 next week (Libras, represent!). A lot of my friends say you’re not an adult until you turn 25 years old, which is when your brain (allegedly)…

College Candy | October 9, 2014 - 5:45 pm

Watch This: What If Lorde’s “Royals” Was About Adulthood?

Lorde’s megahit song, “Royals,” has been stuck in all of our heads for months now. The ode to teenage disillusionment struck a nerve with one audience in particular: disillusioned adults,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 14, 2014 - 11:20 am

A Step-By-Step Guide To A Terrible Trip To The DMV (In GIFs!)

I finally got my Tennessee driver’s license last week. The process took me 11 hours, three trips to the spectacularly inconveniently located DMV service station, countless calls to their hotline…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 27, 2013 - 10:00 am

24 Awesome And Terrible Things About Being An Adult

Do you ever have one of those days where you totally kill it at your job, grab a drink with your amazing group of friends, have ice cream for dinner,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 12, 2012 - 11:00 am

10 Signs You’re A Grown Up (Or At Least Getting There)

Increasingly, the line between adulthood and childhood is blurring. Some may blame a crappy economy for careers that strayed from the traditional path. Others adhere to the 30-is-the-new-20 theory. Or…

Leonora Epstein | January 19, 2012 - 10:00 am

What Was Your “Holy Crap, I’m An Adult” Moment?

Adulthood — what is it and what does it mean to you? For some, the transition to grown-ass woman status can seem murky and ephemeral. But for others, it’s easy…

Julie Gerstein | August 26, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Dear NY Times, Here’s Why I Haven’t “Grown Up.” Love, A 20-Something

Yesterday I received the same message via email, text, tweet and wall post no fewer than a dozen times:

“I’m sure you’ve already seen this, but …”


Lemondrop | August 19, 2010 - 8:45 pm