The pressures of adulting

I wonder how many of us are in the same boat here. I very much relate to a lot of this.

Adventures of a Mom with a Wife

It’s such a Millennial kid thing to say – “adulting”. Like the responsibility of this stage if life is such a shocking adjustment from the carefree years of our youth.

As a young adult I craved the independence and responsibility of mid-adulthood. I figured that by my 30s I’d have a career, own a house, have a kid (check), and be perfectly balanced. I thought I’d feel like I’d kicked life’s ass and would know how to have my cake and eat it too.

But what I’ve found is that the pressure to have a balanced life is heavy. There is pressure to be able to work hard and excel in a career while also pursuing happiness and life goals and family and relaxation and hobbies….

This post is a personal ramble/rant (rantle?) about the pressures I feel at this stage in my life.

I’ve been a university student for…

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