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    Stuff You Hoped You'd Have In Your Twenties Vs. What You Actually Have

    Wait, where'd that stain come from?

    Hoped you'd have: a cozy, light-filled home.

    Actually have: an overpriced hovel.


    Hoped you'd have: a signature hairstyle.

    Actually have: an uncontrollable mess.

    Hoped you'd have: a neatly organized closet full of tasteful yet stylish clothes.

    Actually have: a broken Ikea dresser.

    Hoped you'd have: a furry friend to care for.

    Actually have: a dead cactus.

    Hoped you'd have: an inspiring workspace in which to complete all of your world-changing projects.

    Actually have: a makeshift cubicle.

    Hoped you'd have: health insurance.

    Actually have: duct tape and a prayer.

    Hoped you'd have: a kitchen stocked with everything you need to throw all those dinner parties.

    Actually have: a gross frying pan to heat up three-day-old leftovers.

    Hoped you'd have: matching bra-and-underwear sets/boxer briefs that don't make you look like you're in middle school.

    Actually have: holey, saggy things you buy in packs of five.

    Hoped you'd have: nearby outdoor space in which to frolic.

    Actually have: scaffolding as far as the eye can see.

    Hoped you'd have: a place to work out.

    Actually have:

    Hoped you'd have: a shelf full of books to unwind with in your spare time.

    Actually have: a stack of magazines from three months ago.

    Hoped you'd have: productive hobbies.

    Actually have: unproductive habits.