Everyone's so desperate to extend their childhood deep into their 20s and maybe even 30s today that they needed a word to describe it when they actually do anything to act like a grown-up. That's how "adulting" was born.

Here are millennials' top 10 signs of adulting, according to a new survey:

  1. Having a steady job.
  2. Being financially independent.
  3. Paying a bill on your own.
  4. Paying rent or a mortgage on your own.
  5. Paying for your car on your own.
  6. Making a budget.
  7. Filing your taxes.
  8. Cooking your own meals.
  9. Moving out of your parents' house.
  10. Being on time for work.

Some things that just missed the top 10 are: Doing your own laundry, showering regularly, reading news, confronting someone directly instead of blasting them on social media, and moving out of your hometown.

Read more at New York Post.