We’re all dealing with the ghetto that’s adulting, and work-life balance is kicking our asses. Here’s how to be a good friend despite all the stress of being an adult.
You can run, but you can’t hide. Those behaviours of your parents have caught up with you and you’ve become just like them. Read this and tell us the ones that most apply to you.
If you own at least 15 of the things in this quiz, we have one question — How’s your back?
Everything about being an adult is the freaking ghetto including making friends.
Being the bigger person isn’t always worth it. Sometimes, when people go low, go lower, and show them that their where their madness stops is where yours starts.
Navigating life as an adult can be really confusing. No one really gives you a handbook or prepares you for what life is going to throw at you. Here’s a list of articles you can read to help you figure out adulthood. 1. 7 Ways To Make Friends As An Adult 2. 8 Easy Ways […]
There are very few things that make adults happy. The word ‘adult’ here is used loosely because some of you are 18 and you only barely qualify as adults. Truth is, the older you get, the more simple things make you happy. 1. Finding the perfect grocery store Not everyone can say that they have […]
We don’t always mean to lie to our parents but sometimes, shit happens. They don’t exactly make being honest easy, either. Sometimes the lies are small and harmless, other times they are big and problematic. Here are eight lies we’ve all told our parents. 1. When we lie that we missed their call Sometimes, we […]
In life, depending on your living situation, you will encounter several types of roommates. At every point in your life, you’ll most likely have to deal with roommates. As a child with your siblings, in the hostel in secondary school and university, when you move out of your parents’ house (and you get a roommate […]
Moving out sounds easier than it looks. Anyone that has successfully done it will tell you how emotionally exhausting it is. This is why we have decided to share six tips on how to successfully move out of your parents’ house. 1. A great resolve You will cry PLENTY. Furnishing a house is expensive as […]
I have often wondered what life is like for adults who grew up as gifted kids, and how they have managed to navigate adulthood. To get an idea of what their lives as adults are like, I put out a call for their stories and experiences dealing with rejection. Here are the responses I got: […]
Adulting is a scam and anyone who’s above 18 can attest to that. We are all tired of the daily ghetto adulting is, which is why we’ve come up with very helpful tips on how to escape it: 1.Change the year on your date of birth. Are you really an adult if the government doesn’t […]
Breakup hurts so much, but few things hurt as bad as friendship breakups. People spend years building friendships and lose them to very few conflicts. For people who downplay the effect of friendships breakups, here’s a list of reasons why they hurt more than anything. 1.No one to borrow money from without paying back. Yeah, […]
We asked five Nigerians to share their most expensive brush with adulting.
What does it mean to be a man? Surely, it’s not one thing. It’s a series of little moments that add up. “Man Like” is a weekly Zikoko series documenting these moments to see how it adds up. It’s a series for men by men, talking about men’s issues. We try to understand what it means […]
We can all agree that adulting is a scam. With the never-ending bills and responsibilities, we almost never have time for ourselves. So, for this article, we asked eleven African women what they would say to their 16-year-old self about growing up if they could go back in time Alex, 25 You are not as […]
Childhood was probably the peak of our lives. Free food, no rent, no responsibilities and plenty of fun. Until we were scammed into adulthood, which we all know is the absolute ghetto. Sometimes I wonder about the things I would bring back from my childhood if I could. 1. Naps. Remember how you had to […]
If there’s a mantra to your life, it is one thing: adulting is a scam. Big scam. I don’t know what it was that made it seem like being an adult was an epic trip, but it is a scam. We were had, took, hoodwinked, bamboozled, led astray, run amok and flat-out deceived about adulting. […]
When it feels like the walls are closing in and adulthood is crushing you, remember one (or all) of these things. I hope they bring you some form of comfort. 1) Even though adulthood is a huge scam, remember that you can eat all the junk food you want. Remember all the times you wanted […]
There is huge potential to excel at being a professional procrastinator in everybody and if you are already one, this list will hit hard.
Just putting it out there: This is a work of fiction and in no way has any relationship to anyone whether living (me) or dead (me if my boss thinks this is a sub). That being said, follow this guide if you want to unlock level 100 in this adulting business. Type very loudly on […]
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