15 People Reveal The Moment They Realized They Weren't Kids Anymore

Voting Rules
Adults: vote up the moments that really prove you're officially an adult.

Some people can go through life with a child-like innocence that follows them everywhere. Most people, however, have to face the fact that they're not kids anymore. That moment when reality strikes can be pretty intense. If you're curious how to know you aren't a kid anymore, check out these Redditors' stories. They may just help you identify the signs you're an adult


  • 1
    10 VOTES

    When You Realize Your Parents Don't Have All The Answers

    From a former Redditor:

    When I realized that my parents (all adults, really) didn't have all the answers. That they make mistakes and poor choices. That they were just blindly going through life like the rest of us, only just pretending to know what they are doing.

    10 votes
  • 2
    7 VOTES

    When You Start Understanding Adult Jokes In Children's Shows

    From Redditor u/notgoodatflirty:

    When I started understanding the adult jokes in children's shows.

    7 votes
  • 3
    25 VOTES

    When You Have Money But You Can't Afford Anything

    From Redditor u/fightarn_mcboxer:

    When I realized that just because I have the money for a thing it doesn't mean I can afford it.

    25 votes
  • 4
    21 VOTES

    When You Can Stay Up Late But You Still Want To Go To Bed Early

    From Redditor u/agentdanascullyfbi

    When I could finally stay up as long as I wanted to and all I wanted to do was go to sleep at 8 pm.

    21 votes
  • 5
    17 VOTES

    When Someone Calls You 'Sir'

    From Redditor u/conehead88:

    Someone called me “Sir.”

    17 votes
  • 6
    10 VOTES

    When You Start Identifying With Parents And Teachers In Movies And TV Shows

    From Redditor u/waterburner:

    When I started identifying with the parents/teachers, etc., in movies and TV shows instead of the kids.

    10 votes