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30 Unexpected Things You Learn In Your Thirties

Oh, twenties, you're adorable.

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1. You constantly forget that you're not in your twenties anymore.

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After college, the years just sort of start to blend together. So, in a way, you are perennially 22 years old mentally, and often financially.

2. People start to think there is something LEGITIMATELY wrong with you if you are single.

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Just because you are in your thirties doesn't mean you have to be married. Explaining that to your parents, on the other hand, is a whole other ordeal.

3. Your middle name should be "Busy," since that is what you are all the time now.

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What with all the housewarmings, kid birthday parties, traveling, and work, you barely have time to remember to eat. J/K, eating becomes your new best friend. I love you, Cherry Garcia.

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15. Your back will hurt for no damn reason.

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You go to sleep on the eve of your 30th birthday with a healthy, youthful back, and awaken the next morning with the back of an 85-year-old carrot farmer.

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26. Plus, dancing all night requires multiple water breaks.

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In your twenties you could dance all night, slamming shot after shot while living la dolce vita. Now it's "I need another water. Can I get you another water?" as you slink off the dance floor drenched in sweat.

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28. The repercussions of your twenties will catch up with you.

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Those credit card offers seemed so reasonable at the time. So did the trip to Europe you used them on. Now you're stuck paying for a trip that was ultimately "just OK."

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