13 Adults Share the Basic Life Skills That They Just Never Learned

When we talk about “adulting,” we usually mean things like paying bills, cooking dinner, and getting to work on time, you know, essentials, but there are many non-essentials that some adults sail through life without knowing. 

There are some things that most adults seem to know how to do even though they’re not taught in school. These are things like how to give directions and how to blow up balloons. However, well into adulthood, not everyone has mastered all of these life skills. Usually, it’s easy to avoid these tasks if you don’t know how to do them, but many adults are coming clean on Twitter, sharing the life skills they never learned.

Scroll down to see 13 examples of life skills some adults really don’t know how to do. If you don’t know how to do some of these things, you’ll probably feel better knowing you’re not alone.

  1. Reading an Analog Clock

  2. Tying a Tie

  3. Parallel Parking

  4. Deductible

  5. Which Way Is Right?

  6. Fitted Sheets

  7. Ironing

  8. Navigation

  9. Whistling Isn’t Going to Happen

  10. Tying Shoes

  11. Arriving or Departing?

  12. Hooking a Bra

  13. Floating