Growing up as a child, you look up to adults with a sense of awe and trust. They know exactly what they are doing. Adults have got it all under control and will make sure that everything works just as it should. Being an adult is gonna be great!

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Well, as we all know by now, that notion is a nothing but a big fat charade. Adults are as clueless as kids half the time. Why didn’t they prepare us for this? Turns out, there are a ton of unpleasant and unexpected discoveries that come with adulthood. Instead of teaching algebra, religion and other useless subjects, prepare us for some of the grim realities of adult life instead!

Kick-started by a tweet from Lauren Chanel Allen, people have been sharing their own adult problems. At times hilarious, insightful and relatable, this list compiled by Bored Panda definitely makes for entertaining reading.

Scroll down below to check it out for yourself, and feel free to leave your own in the comments!