The 20 Worst Things About Being a Grownup

Before we get started, I want to make it clear: I enjoy being a grownup. For starters, high school is over (fist pump), I can eat whatever I want, I can sleep in if I want to, I can go on vacation if I want to… The freedom is great! But, being a grownup isn’t all it’s cracked up to be either.

Today on Healthversed, we’re going to explore the gracelessness of growing old. So grab your reading glasses, prep a glass of Ovaltine and unfurl your ancestral shawl. Ready? Let’s go!


There are a few words reserved for those that enjoy poring over their bills. Personally, I just call them boring. But it’s important!

Whether you’re tracking your expenses with spreadsheets, using an app, or just living within your means, budgeting is an essential part of growing up. And no, spending 50% of your household income on entertainment isn’t a real budget.

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