Accepting reality is never fun.

Once the allure of childhood wears off, all we have is a hard smack of concrete reality.

Redditor Shutup_Iamtalking wanted all of us to take sometime and prepare for life's harsh realities. They asked:

"[Serious] What is a disturbing truth, every adult has to face eventually?"

In order to get through the day we have to deal with the menial facts. Good luck.

Farewell...

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"Unexpected family deaths."

SunTzy69

"Every single person you know will die. It’s just a matter of who between you dies first."

Social-director

Routine

"Life maintenance. You are gonna have to wash those dishes, Do your hair. All your hygiene and house cleaning. It never ends"

VexOut

"Same for my mom - she went from being a SAHM to getting 2 part-time jobs (maybe 3 now?) she loves, makes just enough to hire a maid/masseuse/gets crap delivered instead of going to pick it up. She prefers the community and routine her jobs provide and would rather come home to a clean house than do chores and run errands herself."

TbhIdekMyName

When We Were Young

"Damn, this thread made me not wanna grow up anymore lmao."

wassass1n

"Hold on to your youth, take too many pictures, forgive quickly, tell your friends and family how much they mean to you, aim to make other peoples day."

renderguy20

Succession

"In a lot of ways, succeeding as an adult means constantly challenging yourself to be in situations that are really uncomfortable. This applies to work, school, social life, and even just the day to day life of getting stuff done."

zazzlekdazzle

"Wow... so much truth in this one. Whenever you open a new door, the rest of the world doesn't move out of your way or even try to make it easier."

Bart-o-Man

NOOOO!!

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"The mail your parents got that you wanted as a kid?? Yeah... it's just bills."

jbrown3152

I hate truth. But here we are listening.

Tissue

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"Like toilet paper, closer to the end, faster it goes."

Suspicious-Bear-8940

"This is a wonderful analogy."

semiferal916

As Time Goes By...

"Caring for your parents as they weaken and die. If you are lucky they keep their wits until the end."

AblativeLaser

"This is hitting me hard, and I'm not even in the worst of it yet. Last year my dad took me skiing, something which he used to do a lot when I was a kid."

"He used to be an excellent skier. This time he could barely see the counters of the slope, wanted to stick to the bunny slope, and even then came close to seriously injuring himself multiple times. He put on a happy face, but we both tacitly understood that this was the last time he would ever go skiing. It's hard not to get sad at that realization."

zemplis

Behave

"With the exception of your minor kids, all of your relationships are based on continuous mutual renewal, cancellation at any time for any reason. This includes your parents, your spouse/partner and your siblings. Consequences for behavior can thus be very disproportionate in an absolute scale."

NotAnotherEmpire

Good People

"You will have friends who turn out to not have been friends. Some people aren’t good people."

LivingLosDream

"You also will outgrow friends and that's ok. I'm nearing 50 and there are people who are no longer in my life simply because I'm not in that part of my life anymore."

"Nothing 'happened' per se, it's just that you move in different directions. I find adult friendships tend to be much more fleeting, if you don't have some commonality holding you together (the office, a volunteer organization, an activity, etc.) the friendships tend to fade."

SuchLovelyLilacs

That's Life

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"Life is not fair. It will never be fair. You’re not guaranteed happiness and hard work doesn’t always pay off. You can do the absolute best you can and still not make it in this world. Such as life."

Rootrazz

Truth is hard. Life is hard. So if we're gonna live. It's gonna be hard.

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Maybe we, the world, give y'all a bad rap.

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