Killer clowns. Flesh eating zombies. Blood thirsty vampires.
When it comes to Halloween, the more horror the better.
But as we get older, our fictional fears start seeming less freaky, and the real adult scaries start to set in.
These 12 tweets get real about what gives us the chills… we recommend reading with a light on.
I don't need scary movies this Halloween, now that I'm an adult people say things like "have you thought about your 401k" & its terrifying— Jacqueline Palmisano (@jacqpalm2012) October 26, 2016
you know what's the real fear - rent is due the day after halloween— journey. (@journsLA) October 30, 2017
Thinking of carving the words "Student debt" into my pumpkin this year bc how fucking terrifying is THAT— Melanie (@MeranieRichtman) October 29, 2017
I can’t believe y’all spend so much money on haunted houses. That shit is wack.— satin bianca (@sayteebee) October 29, 2017
At least my $40,000 student loan debt is actually scary.
Haunted House idea:— Christina 💖✨🎀 (@runDisneyBelle) October 5, 2018
Greatest Fears: student debt, President Trump/current government, plastic straws, holiday Starbucks cups, and Christmas in August.
"Trick or Treat!"— the jorts only vampire🌹 (@sodaaccident) October 31, 2015
"Hello children. Do you know what's scary? Not having a Roth IRA. I'm from Morgan Stanley - "
(kids run away screaming)
If you really want to scare yourself this Halloween look at your savings account.— T (@Blacklakesound) October 29, 2015
Millennial Fear Factor challenges:— Joey Monda (@joeymonda) October 17, 2017
- eat gluten
- like your crush’s 52 week old Instagram pic
- makes plans and actually stick to them
- do your taxes
If you go to a horror festival or like universal studios Halloween they should just give you a baby to take care of with no supplies or training that's real fear— alex (@voldunai) September 22, 2018
This Halloween, the nightmare isn't on Elm street. It's in my savings account.— Radarsteal (@Radarsteal1) October 21, 2014
Applying to internships on Halloween, because that's what real fear is made of— SaraAnn Stanway (@SarAnnWrap3) November 1, 2016
terrifying haunted house idea:— FF (@NandoFuerte1) October 11, 2018
a creepy mansion with count Dracula adding up the amount of student loan debt I've accrued so far