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7 Ways Friendsgiving Is So Different In Your Early 20s Versus Your Late 20s

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
Friendsgiving has become a highly-anticipated tradition. It's a time to be with all of our closest friends who have seemingly become family, and celebrate the holidays. As we get older, though, you'll start to realize how friendsgiving in your early…

Going Out On A Friday In Your Early 20s Vs. Your Late 20s, The Struggle Is Real

ByLaura Argintar
Friday in your early 20s means one thing: Time. To. Get. Wasted. Friday in your late 20s means something completely different: Time. To. Get. To. Bed. Deciding whether to go out on a Friday night is a complicated decision. On the one hand, you want…

What Apartment Hunting Looks Like In Your Early 20s Vs. Your Late 20s

ByLaura Argintar
Finding a place to live in your twenties is one of the most exciting and frustrating things about growing up. You finally have a space to call your own -- until you realize it will be at least half a decade until you can afford it. In your early…

The Doorman's Judgment: One-Night Stands In Your Early 20s Vs Late 20s

ByZara Barrie
It was a dark, dismal Thursday on the grand isle of Manhattan. The slate grey sky was cloudless and dull, the electric New York City energy just felt watered the f*ck down, and even our lively office seemed to be lost in the thick of a palpable…

What Your Relationship Goals Look Like In Your Early 20s Vs. Late 20s

ByLaura Argintar
If we’re being honest, relationships aren’t just about love; they’re about goals. They’re about fulfilling those specific ideas we have on who we want, what we want and where we want to be in 10 years. These goals serve as a benchmark for our own…

How Your 20s Will Define You

ByPaul Hudson
We go through different stages in our lives. In our earliest ages of life we learn to trust and to take control over physical skills. We learn to be more independent; we learn about success and we develop an understanding of the importance of…

12 Ways Traveling Is So Different In Your 20s Compared To Your 30s

ByAlexa Mellardo
Traveling during any stage of your life is never anything short of awesome. Feeding your wanderlust is one of the most incredible gifts you can give yourself, and it never fails to be totally fulfilling. When you have that deep itch to book a…

7 Differences Between Being A Bridesmaid In Your Early 20s And Your Late 20s

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
Being a bridesmaid in anyone's wedding can be such a magical experience. You get to stand beside the union of two people dedicating themselves and their love to each other. OK, now enough about them. Being a bridesmaid is loads of fun, but it would…

Dating In Your Early 20s Is Way Better Than Late 20s, So Take Advantage Of It

ByCynthia Bonitz
When I look back on what the dating world was like in my early 20s, I usually have the same reaction. I shake my head. I roll my eyes. I make some sort of choking noise, like I'm about to dry-heave. Or I just do all three at the exact same…

These Are The 6 Mistakes You Absolutely Have To Make In Your 20s

ByZoya Gervis
Our early 20s are an opportunity for immense growth and evolution. As I look back upon the person I was just a few years ago, I can see a massive transformation. In fact, my early 20s taught me a significant amount of life lessons that have shaped…

7 Realistic Goals In Your 20s That Have Nothing To Do With Getting A BF

ByTessa Harvey
You've heard it all before: Your 20s is the prime time for discovering yourself, finding your people, setting realistic goals, and making memories that'll last you the next 50 years. It's the amazing highlight you read about in magazines and see…

What Your Relationship Goals Look Like In College Vs. Your 20s

ByAlexia LaFata
Relationships in college are hard to come by. When there are so many people to hang out with and so much freedom to be taken advantage of, choosing ONE person to settle down with is the last thing on everyone's mind. There are, of course, people who…

10 Secrets About Your 20s That No One Tells You

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
It's no surprise that your 20s may not play out how you originally thought it would. It's a decade that varies from person to person, and there's no concrete road map that's guiding you. It's all a learning process, and of course, there are a few…

5 Reasons Your 20s Aren't Meant To Withstand A Serious Relationship

ByAmelia Coggin
It seems like every time I log onto a social media website, I see someone I went to high school with is either pregnant with her second child, getting engaged to a significant other or already settling for divorce. Coincidentally, almost every…

The 20 Things You Need To Do In Your 20s

ByKendall Wood
Your twenty-somethings are the prime of your life. You will never be as young as you are right now, and there will never be a better time for you to embrace all that the world has to offer than this age of freedom. Yes, freedom. Forget about the…

What Every Woman In Her 20s Should Know

ByAlly Batista
Our 20s are a crucial, yet confusing, decade. We’re not sure if some of our childish antics are okay or not yet, and we’re not quite sure if we’re supposed to be ‘real grownups’ just yet either. We look to our role models and elders for this crucial…
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How Your Female Friendships Evolve Throughout Your 20s

BySuzanne McKenzie
Female friendship: It's a special kind of beast. It has a depth and a beauty that no other relationship can offer, but let's be honest: It's complicated AF. And by complicated, we mean that it can seem pretty insane to the untrained eye. Remember…

5 Types Of Friends You Have In Your 20s, And The Ones You'll Keep Forever

ByRachel Chapman
In addition to family, friends should be the extremely important, beautiful gems in your life. When you reach your 20s, you've gone through years of gaining and losing friends. People come in and out of your life for different reasons, but a select…

11 Unexpected Ways Your 20s Shape The Rest Of Your Life

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
The decade that is your 20s is more than an introductory period to adulthood. A lot of what happens and the lessons you learn stay with you for the long run. As I'm sure you know, your dreams won't be conveniently handed to you. They take hard work…

How Your Relationship With Your Dad Changes In Your 20s Vs. 30s

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
If you have a close relationship with your dad, you probably noticed the dynamics of your relationship have changed over the years. Dad stood by your side through every stage of your life so far, and you surely appreciate it. Because of the numerous…

The Least Amount Of Skincare You Can Get Away With Doing In Your 20s

ByRosey Baker
Your skin in your 20s is tight as hell, and it's one of the many gifts of being young... or so you're told. Along with being able to party until 4 am and actually make it to work the next day, being in your 20s endows you with that glowing 20s…

20 Embarrassingly Real Sex Fails We All Have In Our 20s

ByZara Barrie
There's no more wildly embarrassing time in your life than the hazy decade of your 20s. I don't even think I realized what a hot, drunken, mess that god-awful decade was until very recently. Somewhere between 27 and 30, I emerged out of the 20s…

If You're Broke In Your 20s, You're Doing Something Right

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
It can be pretty disheartening when you're broke AF in your 20s. The silver lining in that constant struggle with currency is that you are doing what you want during this time of your life. Money isn't everything, and creatively and memorably using…

Roaring 20s: 3 Reasons Nothing Ever Feels Right In This Decade

ByHeather Young
As I enter into my 26th year of existence on this earth, I feel as if I've spent the last few in a boxing ring with life. And it's officially kicking my ass. Sure, I've had my share of tough times, but my overachieving self was supposed to have a…

How Your Relationship With Your Sister Changes From Your Teens To Your 20s

ByTessa Harvey
If you have a sister, you know it's all too true that she's the best friend you'll ever have, and also possibly your lifelong arch nemesis. You've known each other for longer than you can even remember, and definitely understand each other's…

How Ghosting Changes When You're In College Vs. Your 20s

ByAlexia LaFata
When I was in college, ghosting wasn't a term yet. If you met someone at a party, and they disappeared after you hooked up, that was just called good, ol' fashioned rejection. Even though the term didn't exist in college, there were definitely a…

Why Your Late 20s Feel Like Adolescence All Over Again

ByZara Barrie
When I was a young teenage kitten, I fantasized about entering the seemingly illustrious decade of my 20s -- the decade that would be the great escape from the endless pangs of teenage angst that consumed my teen-girl soul. Like most naive teenage…

If You Know What You’re Doing In Your 20s, You’re Doing Something Wrong

ByLauren Martin
There’s some false advertising out in the adult world. With all its happy hours and bottomless brunches, there’s some stuff that isn’t being said. First, there are taxes -- which, like death, seem like something that will never touch you, but become…

7 Things That Are Keeping You From Being Carefree In Your 20s

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
In your 20s, being totally carefree is way easier said than done. One day, you're pumped about the decade and the independence that comes with it, and then you're tangled in all of your adult responsibilities, trying to figure out who you want to…

10 Little Secrets To Living A Much Better Life In Your 20s

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
Happiness is more than having a smile on your face. It's about being content with who you are and where you're at — and the secrets to living a happy life in your 20s aren't going to reveal themselves from the get-go. It takes practice, making…

5 Things To Do In Your 20s So You Don't Have Regrets In Your 30s

ByO.I. Okoye
It's a wonderful time to be a 20-something. It seems to be the time we acknowledge and celebrate almost every aspect of our lives, except the most important one: ourselves. Think about it. In your early 20s, you're celebrating graduation. By your…

8 Ways To Learn How To Be Kind To Yourself In Your 20s

ByRachel Chapman
Our 20s are filled with both spectacular and not-so-spectacular times. There are days when I roll out of bed thinking, “What the heck am I even doing with my life?” Sometimes, I'm left thinking I've failed so far and I'll never reach my optimal…

Why Your 20s Is The Most Important Time To Invest In Yourself

ByPaul Hudson
Ah the 20s… You can say what you like about 30 being the new 20, but let’s be honest — there are no years like those in your 20s. Although we have learned a lot during our years on this earth, much still remains a mystery and the glimmer of…

10 Awkward AF Moments That Are Bound To Happen To You In Your 20s

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
If there's anything that's guaranteed to go down in your 20s, it's that awkward moments unexpectedly decide to have a field day with your life. I know, as if you didn't already have enough going on in this decade, right? Well, the world is just…

Why Studying Abroad Is The Best Gift You Can Give Your Early 20s

ByCiara Johnson
Your 20s is made up of some of the best years of your life. It's a time of learning and self-discovery. This decade is also the perfect time for you to enjoy the last bits of your youth before real world responsibilities pile on. Study abroad is the…

Society Expects A Quarter-Life Crisis To Define My 20s, But I'm Not Having It

ByHoward Rudnick
We've all heard about the "quarter-life crisis." It's when 20-somethings reach the middle of their 20s and have an overwhelming sense of "What is my life?" Then, a period of self-reflection and self-evaluation ensues. I'm no stranger to those…

The 20 Things You Need To Accomplish In Your 20s

ByPaul Hudson
Our 20s are extremely important, formative years of our lives. It is primarily the time where we transition into adulthood. All of the habits and things we achieve in this time period are sure to be the foundation for the years to come. Many people…

8 Reasons You’ll Be Way More Confident In Your 30s Than You Were In Your 20s

ByAbbey Finch
Getting older used to horrify me. Wrinkles, responsibilities, being boring — the whole package seemed really unappealing. But, now that I'm in my 29th year and reaching the third decade of life, I'm not dreading it the way I used to. In a weird…

6 Things To Remember If You're Frustrated With Your Sex Life In Your 20s

ByReggie Wade
Navigating sexual relationships in your 20s can be tough, rough and downright awkward. We've been in your shoes. And as Jay Z once said, “Hov did that so hopefully you wouldn't have to go through that.” What I'm trying to say is, we take the hit so…

Why I'm So Grateful I Didn't Get Married In My 20s

ByZara Barrie
It finally happened. Yours truly graduated from the wild, salacious, manic sh*t storm of her 20s. I'm now a smug, fully-realized 30-year-old woman. I've officially crossed over from the ratchet, hellacious side of life to the soft, ~sweet~…

6 Ways Dating Is Different For Women In Their Early 20s Vs Late 20s

BySarah Herstich
There's no arguing that as women, we want it all: love, connection and intimacy. But how we interact with them and move toward receiving and giving them are markedly different as we move into and through adulthood. In both your early 20s and late…

10 Memories You Have To Make In Your 20s So You Have Zero Regrets

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
No one wants to leave their 20s thinking that they didn't make the most of this golden decade. Let's be real: You're full of so much adventure, passion, and wanderlust, and you don't want to feel like any of your time went to waste once you reach…

Why You Shouldn't GAF If You're Single In Your Late 20s

ByCate
Your late 20s is admittedly a hard time to be single. You have your family members asking you about your relationship status almost every single time you see them, and if you're extra lucky, you have your mom reminding you about your biological…

Why Relationships In Your 20s Won't Last

ByAshley Fern
The time you spend in your 20s is crucial in developing who you are as a person and what you want out of life. This is a complex time where there is a challenge around every corner. You may believe that this tedious new way of life would be better…

6 Ways 'Friends' Comforted Me During The Uncertainty Of My 20s

ByLauren Davish
I remember when I was 14 years old, watching the very last episode of "Friends." It was a show I loved as a kid, and I was incredibly sad to see it end. What I didn't realize then, however, was I had no idea what the hell I was watching. I knew…

If You're Bored AF With Your 20s, These Are 7 Things You Should Change ASAP

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
Falling into the same daily routine in your 20s can be all too relatable. It makes sense to rely on a schedule to keep yourself in check with the endless responsibilities of adulting — but that scheduled way of life can get really bland, real fast.…

10 Absolutely True Ways Girls Change From College To Their Mid-20s

ByTyler Gildin
Dating in college vs dating in the real world: two completely different animals. Naturally, people change and mature during this crucial life period.. especially women. What girls were looking for and what they were willing to do for it in college…

The Hilariously Accurate Differences Between Life In Your 20s And 30s (Photos)

ByKaylin Pound
Everyone knows life in your 20s is drastically different from life in your 30s. One minute you're in your carefree 20s, living up your youth and staying out until 2 am every night. Then, before you know it, you're suffering from two-day-long…

Am I Losing My Mind? Or Am I Just In My 20s?

ByNicky Paris
You’re on a roller coaster that is moments from taking off. You’re feeling everything you can possibly feel: excitement, fear, anxiety, nausea and everything in between. Is this ride worth the hype? Will I die? As you’re sitting back and wondering,…

How You Make New Friends Differently In Your 20s Vs. Your 30s

ByGabrielle LaFrank
Without a doubt, adulting changes the friendship game. While you're bound to grow up with some friends, you'll always be making new ones. How you connect with your new friends depends a lot on you and your environment, but there are a few…