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Relationships: A Very Serious Study Of Dating At Ages 18, 25, And 30

Because we only improve with age...right??

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1. Meeting people:

At 18: You're probably in a class together.

At 25: At a party with your whole crew.

At 30: Tinder.

2. Flirting:

At 18: Anything goes.

At 25: You're at the top of your game.

At 30: How do you do this again?

3. First date:

At 18: The movies is the best plan.

At 25: That bar that everyone's been talking about.

At 30: Anywhere with alcohol. Lots and lots of alcohol.

4. The rest of your dates:

At 18: New and unpredictable adventures.

At 25: You go to your favorite restaurant and order only the tastiest things.

At 30: Leave home when there's still good ice cream in the fridge? Why?

5. Your first time:

At 18: Nobody really knows what's happening.

At 25: You have your best underwear on.

At 30: You know exactly what you want and how you want it.

6. Meeting the parents:

At 18: They're family friends — couldn't be easier!

At 25: It's the biggest event of the year so, naturally, you panic.

At 30: You meet them at the altar...during your wedding.

7. Affection on social media:

At 18: Everyone must know everything.

At 25: You use likes as a means of flirtation.

At 30: LOL.

8. Spooning:

At 18: It's hard to sleep like this.

At 25: This is the best activity.

At 30: Not spooning is not an option.

9. Your future together:

At 18: You know how many kids you'll have and you have a name for each of them.

At 25: You plan trips together.

At 30: You plan dinner. For tonight.

10. Breaking up:

At 18: You cry day and night, and you swear you'll never love anyone so intensely ever again.

At 25: You've got your friends by your side each and every day until you're feeling better.

At 30: Nothing a drink can't solve.

11. Getting over your ex:

At 18: You keep every memory in a box, and you torture yourself reading past love notes.

At 25: You take comfort thinking that whatever happened was meant to happen.

At 30: Who?

This post was translated from Spanish.

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