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    What You Think Life Will Be Like At 30 Vs. What It Actually Is

    "Okay, tonight I'll try out that new French restaurant after I check out the art exhibition." vs. "Hey, come hang out. I ordered a pizza and my roommate gave me her Netflix password."

    1. What's cookin', good lookin'?

    Expectation: "I'm so over that phase of eating junk food all the time. It's all just good, healthy, classy meals from now on."

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    Reality: "A few Doritos fell into the ice cream I'm having for dinner, but fuck it."

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    2. Socializing:

    Expectation: "Okay, tonight I'll try out that new French restaurant after I check out the art exhibition."

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    Reality: "Hey, come hang out. I ordered a pizza and my roommate gave me her Netflix password."

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    3. On being a fashion icon:

    Expectation: "My clothes are stylish, fit just right, and are great quality."

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    Reality: "Yipee, the "Stranger Things" T-shirt is on sale."

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    4. Me when faced with conflict:

    Expectation: "My counterarguments are mature and diplomatic."

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    Reality: "Fuck it, I'm replying with a meme."

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    5. Celebratory shindigs:

    Expectation: "For my birthday I'm going to get together with some friends at the best restaurant in town."

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    Reality: "Hey guys, everyone bring beer and for Christ's sake, don't puke in the sink."

    6. Money matters:

    Expectation: "My money is invested in top rated stocks and I am truly satisfied with the results."

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    Reality: "My money is invested in a Playstation 4 and I am truly happy with the results."

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    7. Home is where the heart is:

    Expectation: "Now that I have my own house, I'm going to think about renovating the living room."

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    Reality: "I'm gonna have to ask this management-company-from-hell to fix the leak in this rented apartment."

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    8. Wanderlust:

    Expectation: "I'm going to have to renew my passport because there's not enough room for all the stamps after all the traveling that I've done."

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    Reality: "If I divide it up into 22 payments, who knows, maybe this year I'll be able to take that little trip."

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    9. On relationships:

    Expectation: "The best part of being an adult is finally having all of this emotional stability."

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    Reality: "I made a complete ass of myself when I was talking to my crush YET AGAIN... someone please KILL ME NOW."

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    10. Home decor:

    Expectation: "These pieces of furniture are truly unique — they're beautiful, don't you think?"

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    Reality: "I'm just waiting for my friend to move out so I can by his used furniture."

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    This post was translated from Portuguese.

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