10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point

“Childhood is for spoiling adulthood” – We feel you Calvin.

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A comic strip of Calvin and Hobbes which defines adulthood.
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When I was a kid, all I wanted was to step into my teens.

When I was a teenager, all I wanted was to become an adult.

And now that I am a 20-something (and finally an adult) who has already stepped into the big bad world (a term quiet often used by parents and professors in the heydays when it absolutely made no sense at all), all I want is to go back to sleep and wake up.

Wake up to crease-less school uniforms, sharing lunch during recess, playing book-cricket, pen-fighting in the last bench (while the teacher is still taking a class on Pythagoras theorem), and evenings of Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo and Dexter on Cartoon Network (when it was not CN).

A bit ironic, right?

Well, yes. Like every other millennial who is trying to figure out how to file taxes, pay the rent every month, wake up on time every day and take R-E-S-P-O-N-S-I-B-I-L-I-T-Y – in short the ultimate “adulthood” – here is a series of comic strips from our very own “Calvin and Hobbes” which define the pangs of adulting.

When Life Gives You Nothing and That Too for 5 Cents

10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point
(Photo courtesy: Reddit)

When Childhood Beats Adulthood With No Responsibilities Whatsoever

10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point
(Photo courtesy: Pinterest)

Well, Calvin. You are Right! This is Called the “Circle of life”. Sucks, eh?

10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point
(Photo courtesy: Wordpress)

Here Comes the “Hike”. No, It Doesn’t!

10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point
(Photo Courtesy: Wordpress)

Year 2000: Dad goes “Blah, blah, blah”.

Year 2018: You go “Blah, blah, blah”.

10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point
(Photo courtesy: Reddit)

When You Thought You’re Going to Run the World and Now, Alas! The World Runs You.

10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point
(Photo courtesy: Mosaia)

You Think Your Parents Know Everything About Being an Adult. But Reality Check: Even They are Learning.

10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point
(Photo courtesy: Quora)

Three Cheers (not) Adulthood!

10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point
(Photo courtesy: Pinterest)

Being An Adult as Well as Being a Woman. Double the Trouble!

10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point
(Photo courtesy: Pinterest)

Even Hitting the Gym Seems Like a Herculean Task When You are an Adult.

10 Times Calvin And Hobbes Got Adulting 101 Right On Point
(Photo courtesy: Twitter/@kimmwatt)

So now, when you have a glimpse of what “adulting” is all about, kids out there, be careful what you wish for. Because you might wake up one day and BAM! You are an adult, grappling with everyday miseries.

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