27 Underrated Things About Being In Your Thirties

Basically, your twenties are a nightmare, and your thirties are the gift that keeps on giving.

1. You don’t put up with other people’s bullshit anymore.

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2. When something bad happens, you don’t dwell on it.

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3. Chances are that you’re making more money now.

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4. Which means you can afford actual furniture that’s not from Ikea.

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5. You know how to make at least one dish really, REALLY well.

Even if it’s just mac ‘n’ cheese, that shit’s impressive!

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6. You’ve figured out what your personal style is.

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7. And your style has definitely upgraded since your twenties.

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8. You give zero fucks, so you dance however you want!

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10. At work, you’re not some assistant bitch anymore, you’re a BOSS.

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11. Fuck Solo cups, you drink wine from mason jars and wine glasses, LIKE A BOSS.

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12. Any dating you do is less messy, because you know what you want and you demand it.

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13. And you wind up in much healthier relationships.

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14. Did I mention that sex is wayyy better than it was in your twenties?

Just kidding, sex is always awkward.

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15. All of your friends are getting married, which means you have a great excuse to get drunk.

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16. You get along with your parents, because you’ve stopped asking them to pay for everything.

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17. You’ve found a group of friends who are the most amazing people you’ve ever met.

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18. Because you’re not afraid to let go of the friends who aren’t good for you.

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19. You’re so much more comfortable in your own skin.

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20. And you actually give a shit about your fitness now.

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21. Let’s be honest: You’re just way hotter in your thirties because of all that confidence.

Dayum, ladies. DA-YUM.

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22. You don’t feel pressured to cling to those last stages of cool, like you did in your twenties.

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23. And now that you’re in your thirties, you get to laugh at the idiots in their twenties who still do.

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24. You’re no longer afraid of change…

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25. Because you know that “change” is just another way of saying “upgrade.”

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26. And even though hitting your thirties was kinda scary, it’s actually pretty great.

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27. Because being 30 means you’re a fucking survivor: You made it through the horror of your twenties!

Congrats! You’re a stronger person emotionally, physically, and hell — you deserve a damn Medal of Awesome at this point.

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