1. When you're suddenly calling the shots.
2. When an extended family member asks about your career plans or love life.
3. When your timeline is flooded with engagement announcements.
4. When you pretend to have a positive outlook on things.
5. When a little mistake comes back to bite you in the ass.
6. When you haven't been on a date in months and need a serious pep talk.
7. When your student loans come due.
8. When you watch Barefoot Contessa once and consider yourself a culinary artist — despite the fact you still eat ramen for dinner three times a week.
9. When it's time to cut the shit and pay your bills.
10. When you're headed out with the squad.
11. When you're still waiting on that teen angst to fade away.
12. When it's almost summer and "this is my year" hasn't panned out yet.
13. When 29 rolls around and you still have no clue WTF you're doing with your life.
14. And, finally, when you realize Brink! gave you the best advice you've ever received.
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