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16 Things It's Okay To Not Have Figured Out By Your Thirties

Dating, relationships, and human interaction in general. Illustrated by comedian Mo Welch's "Live From Lombard" cartoon series.

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BuzzFeed spoke with the self proclaimed "well-adjusted thirtysomething" about the inspiration behind her project:

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BuzzFeed: Okay, so what inspired this Blair character for you?

Mo Welch: The inspiration came from staying at my moms house in Lombard, IL alone while she and my stepdad were on vacation. I was depressed and all of the beer in their house was from their wedding five years ago, so instead of drinking away my depression for a month or writing stand up jokes, I started drawing these Blair cartoons about how I felt. I felt like I was a melting ice cube, all of the feelings were happening and so the cartoon and long walks in suburbia helped be process my feelings. Anyway, I just draw them all in the morning on sketchbooks I bought from Walgreens and people seem to relate to them.

BF: Are these all based of real personal experiences?

MW: A lot of them are but some are just a darker version of my opinion on something, like bridal showers. Anything involving daddy issues or masturbation are from my life (CALL ME).

BF: Any advice for the other depressed (well-adjusted) thirtysomethings out there?

MW: It's okay to not have everything figured out. Nobody has it figured out and if they do they are an asshole. It's okay to eat a Pop Tart for dinner once in awhile. It's okay to watch Nicholas Sparks movies alone in the theater on opening night. It's okay to feel or be depressed. I always think of the Frida Kahlo quote that goes as follows: "I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre and flawed in the same ways I do. I would imagine her an imagine that she must be out there thinking of me too. Well, I hope that if you are out there and read this and know that, yes, it's true I'm here, and I'm just as strange as you."

Here are a few things it's perfectly okay to not have totally figured out... even in your thirties:

1. It's alright if you haven't quite mastered cooking for other people, let alone yourself.

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2. It's more than alright to be single and feel some sort of way about it.

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3. You still have plenty of time to master flirting, dating, love – and all other basic human interactions.

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4. It's okay if you don't really understand (or choose to follow) the rules of the "car pool" lanes.

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5. Don't fret over keeping up with every single pop culture fad, or whatever the kids are talking about these days.

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6. Forgive yourself if you still don't understand the concept of personal time management.

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7. Don't panic if you haven't found that perfect hairstyle yet.

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8. It's okay to be confused and overwhelmed by the world of online dating...

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9. ... and the other kind of dating too.

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10. Don't feel the need to follow all those torturous fashion trends.

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11. Forgive yourself if you still shrink a sweater now and then (every singe time).

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12. What is the minimum bathing requirement to still be presentable to society? Who knows.

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13. It's more than alright to be over the wedding thing. Ban weddings.

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14. It's okay to let go of the people in your life that drag you down.

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15. Remember that nobody understand what the heck is going on with their face sometimes. It's not your fault.

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16. This whole "life" thing is tough, it's okay to not have it completely figured out.

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But seriously, what is happening on your face?

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Welch hopes that one day the series will be turned into a table book or animated project, but is "taking it slow with Blaire" for now. Check out more of her work right here.

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