13 Signs You’re Not Ready To Be A Proper Adult

1) You set the microwave on fire trying to heat up baked beans

How on Earth do people ever cook full roast dinners?

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2) You try to drink a sophisticated glass of red wine after work – and spill it all over your carpet

Instead of cleaning it up, you just buy a rug.

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3) Bills are basically another language

Could you have found a better deal? Probably. Will you bother to find out? Nah.

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4) ‘What does that switch do? I’ll just give it a flick…’

Oh. Whole flat plunged into darkness.

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5) You run out of money three days after you get paid

And probably spent it all on unnecessary clothes/takeaways/shots.

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6) You’re always half asleep at work because you spend all night binge-watching Netflix

It seems like such a good idea at the time.

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7) Buying new pants from Primark is a more enticing prospect than doing your washing

The pile of dirty laundy in your room is getting out of control.

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8) Need a shelf putting up? It’s time to call Dad

He can fix that leaky tap at the same time.

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9) The thought of marriage and babies brings you out in hives

And Facebook photos of engagement rings = zzzz.

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10) You still cut your legs shaving EVERY. DAMN. TIME.

The knee is a difficult spot, alright?

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11) Making your bed once a month seems like quite the achievement

But deep down, you know it’s pretty gross.

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12) You watch the news once and feel like you could be on the Question Time panel

But then Hollyoaks comes on on the other side and you immediately switch over.

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13) Your staple diet consists of ready meals, cereal and stale bread

You started off with such high hopes for a healthy routine. Now there’s just one mouldy courgette in the back of your fridge.

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Ah well, you’ll get there one day. Promise.