This is Why I'll Never be an Adult

Allie at Hyperbole and a Half (the creator of the Alot) has the same feelings we all do, but she expresses them so much better than most of us. In this essay, she looks at the horrible life of a responsible adult and why we would all choose to remain children if it were possible. Some NSFW language. Link -via Metafilter

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I really haven't grown up, and don't plan on it. I'm an artist and I don't have kids. I play all day in paint and cutting up pieces of paper and fabric, and get glue on a lot of things, like the recliner and my glasses. I can cook but don't cook for myself. Take gummie vitamins for adults, so I get what I need. I usually use the same glass all day long and eat most things right out of the microwave container with a spoon. I keep little toys on the back dashboard of my car. I painted the rims purple. I work and make money, but I get to do my art all day, so it doesn't feel like work. All my bills are automatically deducted from my checking account so I won't forget to pay them. When I'm at home, I hang out in my bathrobe a lot so I don't get my clothes too dirty. My friends don't even mind. The hang out with me while I'm working and I babble about unusual thoughts I have, and they say they feel very comfortable with me and at my house. I think I'm happy more than I'm not happy, and I don't think a lot of people can say that.
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