Turning 21 years old in America is special for so many reasons, however we all know that the main one is being able to (legally) drink! Despite this, there are a few feelings shared throughout the country as we all turn this glorious age, the strongest of which is the sudden realization that your teen years are well behind you.So, what are the most common thoughts that run through your head after your 21st birthday? The first one will most likely be the sensation that your brain was slowly extracted through your eyes and will require an unhealthy amount of fast food and coffee. I'm talking, of course, about the hangover. Then after the hangover comes the inevitable flood of regret as you begin to remember, or remember what you've forgotten, about last night! Tell us what you were first feeling after your 21st birthday, and upvote the feelings below which one are the most familiar.
list ordered by
The Strange Sense That You Should Grow Up
It's probably time to stop borrowing bus money from your parents...
Looking at Last Night's Photos in Horror
Wait, we did WHAT?
Having to Apologize to All Your Friends
Yep, you were "that guy."
The Panic When You Check Your Balance in the Morning
Well, there goes all your birthday money! Sorry, Pops!
Your Parents' "Joke" About Kicking You Out
A hint stops becoming a hint when your stuff's on the curb!
You Temporarily Swear Off Alcohol For Life
NEVER AGAIN (oh wait, it's legal now).
Waking Up with the World's Worst Hangover
Whose great idea was it to do a shots-for-shots competition?
Wondering Where All Your Stuff Is...
You're FAIRLY certain you had your keys, phone, AND wallet with you...
Binge Watching Childhood Favorite Shows
Let's just regress into childhood and forget any of this stuff happened...
Nostalgia for Being Under Age
You have to buy drinks for all your younger friends, nag, nag, nag!
The Pain of Going Outside
WHY IS THE SUN SO BRIGHT?
Eating Your Feelings To Cure That Hangover
Ignore adulthood, eat this donut instead!
Throwing Up All Day
It's a great way to recall exactly what you had to drink last night!
Rereading the Drunken Texts To Your Partner
Well, that could have gone better.
Finding Your Way Home
Waking up in a bush is never a great start to a day.
Realizing You Have Work and Having to Drink Your Weight in Coffee
NO TIME FOR ANYTHING BUT COFFEE.
The Shame of Being Bailed Out By Your Parents
Even though stealing a cop's hat seemed like a good idea at the time, your parents don't see it that way...
The Realization That Your Next Big Birthday Will Be When You're 50
So many feels.
Waking Up Without Your Beer Goggles
Well, no one wants to wake up to Will Ferrell...
Wiping All the Phalluses Off Your Face
You're never too old for a penis on your face.
Worrying About Ink Poisoning After the Sharpie Attack
Seriously guys, I'm impressed but...