Almost Adulting: All You Need to Know to Get it Together (Sort Of)

Almost Adulting: All You Need to Know to Get it Together (Sort Of)

by Arden Rose


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For fans of Grace Helbig and Alexa Chung comes a fresh, hilarious guide to growing up your way from social media influencer and lifestyle vlogger Arden Rose. Now in paperback with a brand-new chapter with tips from Arden about how to travel in style!

In Almost Adultingperfect for budding adults, failing adults, and eaters of microwave mug brownies—Arden tells you how to survive your future adulthood. Topics include:

  • Making internet friends who are cool and not murderers
  • Flirting with someone in a way to make them think you are cool and not a murderer
  • Being in an actual relationship where you talk about your feelings in a healthy manner??? To the other person???????
  • Eating enough protein
  • Assembling a somewhat acceptable adult wardrobe when you have zero dollars
  • Going on adventures without starting to smell
  • How sex is supposed to feel, but, like, actually though

By the end of the book—a mash-up of essays, lists, and artwork—you'll have learned not only how to dress yourself, how to travel alone, how to talk to strangers online, and how to date strangers (in PERSON!), but also how to pass as a real, functioning, appropriately socialized adult.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062574114
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/27/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 96,850
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 13 Years

About the Author

Arden Rose is an actress, a producer, a comedian, and the creator of the wildly popular YouTube channel Arden Rose. Her devotion to creating content that is equal parts quirky and sophisticated has helped her build a loyal following of millions of fans. Arden can be seen on Verizon’s go90 social entertainment platform, starring in New Form Digital’s Mr. Student Body President, produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, and in the second season of the hit show Guidance.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Let's Get It Started in Here 1

The Things You Absolutely Most Definitely Need to Know About Being an Adult 11

My Mom Isn't Going to Grocery Shop for Me Anymore?? 25

Creating the Perfect Apartment without Wads of Cash or Buckets of Tears 43

Finding a Decent Date in an Online World 61

That Time I Literally Started Pulling Out My Hair 83

Someone Actually Advocating Long Distance 95

The Moment I Realized That I Was a Grown-Ass Woman 107

An Ode to My Butt 127

Let's Talk About Sex Until I Make You Mildly to Extremely Uncomfortable 141

Dad's Not Feeling Great, Guys 163

It's Okay to Feel Sad. Or Happy. Or Both at the Same Exact Time 177

My Way, or a Very Unpleasant Highway 199

Acknowledgments 209

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Almost Adulting: All You Need to Know to Get It Together (Sort Of) 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Pandadorable More than 1 year ago
As a 24 y/o woman, I found this book unhelpful but I think this is a good book for a teen.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Pretty humorous and a fairly quick read. This book has some great advice for young adults and spins it in a captivating way. In my opinion, this book didn't feel like some author giving me advice on my life and how I can improve it. It was more like a friend telling me her life experiences and how she got through her challenges. All the while adding bits of information on how to make your life more your own.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read the sample. It had a very judgmental tone, was degrading and lacked understanding for different life situations.