My dad always bought me practically whatever I wanted. Whenever I felt I deserved something, I got it. But not this time. I thought about it and wondered why.
In my opinion, adulting also means doing the things that make you a successful adult.
Adulting in texting is pretty much the same thing, with a slight nuance to it.
Back in the 1980s, there was a more risqué definition playing off the noun adultery. But, according to Merriam Webster, the modern-day gerund form of the word took off in 2008 with a tweet.