28 Worries That Women In Their Late Twenties Can Ditch Today
"Sometimes you're ahead. Sometimes you're behind. The race is long, and in the end, it's only with yourself." —Baz Luhrmann
You do not look as old as beauty commercials tell you.
Because you are, in fact, not old.
Older people who shame your spending and saving habits are out of touch and wrong.
Women who focused on parenting in their twenties and women who focused on their careers in their twenties both wonder if it was the right call.
You can wear all the novelty shirts you want.
If you haven't figured out makeup yet, you are not alone.
Your job sucks because of the economy, not because of your generation's attitude.
You aren't the only one who isn't sure that marriage might not be right for you.
Being open about desires for a long-term relationship don't make you look desperate.
You are allowed to get married even if you can't afford a big expensive wedding.
And it is OK if your wedding is not really the best day of your life.
You are not stuck forever in the career you chose in your twenties.
It is OK that you still live with roommates.
Turning 30 is not going to magically eliminate your insecurities.
Turning 30 is also not going to magically eliminate your sexual and romantic appeal.
Your career would not necessarily be better if you majored in something more "practical."
You don't have to be certain if you want children or not.
You also don't have to feel like a traitor to feminism if you want children more than you want a career.
Single women don't actually have to think about just settling at this point.
You aren't being paranoid if you're afraid that your age and marital status are affecting your employment prospects.
Male fertility declines with age too, even though the onus is put on women to keep track of it.
You don't have to be certain what you would do with an unintended pregnancy.
All the things you think you have to do before you turn 30 you can still do after you turn 30.
When you turn 30, you will be joining a fabulous cohort of total babes doing amazing things and giving no fucks.
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