A viral hashtag has inspired thousands of people to unveil their childhood dreams – as opposed to how things have turned out in their lives.
Hashtag collection challenged Twitter users to tweet about themselves with the now-viral hashtag #ChildhoodDreamsVsReality on Saturday, July 13.
Since then, thousands of Twitter users have revealed how their childhood foresaw adult life compared to the reality of their adult life – and the results range from depressing to inspiring.
Look at it: a viral hashtag has inspired thousands of people to unveil their childhood dreams – as opposed to how things have turned out in their lives
Heartwarming: Many users have revealed that their dreams of having certain careers when they grew up came true, including people who became doctors, caregivers and teachers
Some reactions were inspiring, as different users said their childhood dreams came true.
& # 39; I wanted to become a teacher, & # 39; a woman said. & # 39; I now help people apply online from a small community and also help them every semester. & # 39;
Another user said: & # 39; I wanted to become a scientist. I am working on my PhD [sic]. & # 39;
Similarly, another said that her childhood dream of caring for people led them into their current job as a caregiver.
She said: & # 39; I wanted to help people as a child. Now I am a caregiver. & # 39;
Yet another Twitter user revealed that she wanted to help & # 39; people & # 39; and & # 39; has been a nurse for 23 years. & # 39 ;.
Funny: others said they had aspirations when children didn't work for them, including striving to be a lion tamer, but instead owning a cat and & # 39; being an athlete & # 39; versus & # 39; have an athlete's foot & # 39;
& # 39; Playing doctor and being a doctor & # 39 ;, read another inspiring post.
Meanwhile, a mother said: & # 39; Wilde b [sic] like Wonder Woman. Then I discovered that I don't have the perfect body or super powers, but at least for my children, I am their Miracle Mother!
Many users joked with the hashtag because they found out how different their dreams were for their current reality.
The one said that a & # 39; fireman & # 39; his childhood dream was, however, & # 39; fired, man & # 39; is his reality.
Another revealed his childhood dream and compared it to his reality, tweeting: & being an athlete. Have athlete's foot. & # 39;
One user reported financial problems that many adults face. She said: & # 39; $ 1000 can buy EVERYTHING v. One-month student loans, groceries, and my cell phone bill. & # 39;
Similarly, another woman said: & Barbie Dream House vs 30-year mortgage, property tax and maintenance costs. & # 39;
Brilliant: Many Twitter users have revealed that their childhood dreams seemed very different from their reality as adults
Another hilarious response was: & # 39; I wanted to see the world. I have Google Earth in place. & # 39;
Similarly, someone wrote: & # 39; I wanted to travel the world … now I have a snow globe. & # 39;
Unlike the many users who said that their childhood dream job became reality, one woman said: She wanted to be a vet – instead I am shocked that I managed to keep two turtles alive for 11 years. & # 39;
& # 39; I wanted to be a lion tamer & # 39 ;, another wrote before adding that their current reality simply involves owning a cat.
Another lady said: & # 39; Childhood me: Wanted to be a supermodel and a pop singer when I was growing up!
& # 39; Adult me: does some karaoke every few years and maybe celebrates a good hair day with a selfie or two, & # 39; she added.
Hilarious: since the hashtag was first tweeted by Hashtag Roundup on Saturday, thousands of users have used it to fulfill their & # 39; childhood dreams versus reality & # 39; to share
A man said he was aiming to play in the NBA and NFL, but he added that he is in reality & # 39; a bank warmer in high school & # 39; used to be.
A man said that his childhood dream & # 39; would live with many young girls & # 39; when he grew up. & # 39; I eventually had seven daughters, & # 39; he added.
Another user jokingly said: & # 39; I used to believe in fairy tales, I now realize that Walt Disney has ruined my life. & # 39;
Similarly, one man said: & # 39; Youth: getting a letter for Hogwarts and becoming a powerful wizard who would one day stop a great evil.
& # 39; The reality: the only letter I get is a credit card bill, & # 39; he added.
Another lady said that her childhood dream & # 39; Cat Woman & # 39; would be, but her reality is a & # 39; cat woman & # 39 ;.
And another cat lover shared a picture of Cat woman and said: & # 39; Well. I'm a woman and I have cats. & # 39;
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