Buzz·Posted on 25 Mar 201821 Things About Being In Your Late Twenties I Wish Someone Had Told MeYou have so many feelings.by Tolani ShoneyeBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. You become a lot more selfish but in a good way. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF STARZ There's something about your late twenties that makes you a lot more selfish. You start to put yourself first and you get a little greedy with your own needs. You take better care of yourself and you don't use all your energy serving the needs of everyone else. 2. You start to listen to your intuition. simran ♡ @Simisear_ my intuition is so crazily accurate and powerful it’s overwhelming sometimes, one of the best things i’ve learnt is how to become more in tune with it 06:03 PM - 17 Mar 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite You know that "gut feeling" people always talk about, well it's actually legit and very smart. 3. You start to really feel your feelings. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures There is just something about your late 20's, that makes you evaluate, and dig deep. You realise that you can no longer ignore things or just run away. You become more aware of your feelings, you don't deny things or act like you don't care. You care and it's okay to care. 4. You suddenly know how and when to let things go. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF E! It's like something suddenly switches in you, and you don't take shit anymore. You know when it's time to let things go. It might be a toxic relationship or a job that's not making you happy. Whatever the situation is, the adult in you knows when to leave. 5. Older relatives will start asking you questions, lots of questions. Arielle Calderon/ BuzzFeed You mum, your aunt, your nan and random older people will suddenly start asking you questions. Questions about your relationships, questions about your womb, just questions that have nothing to do with them. 6. You won't have as much friends as you used to. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Universal Pictures Your circle gets a lot smaller. Nothing dramatic happens, no big rows or anything, you just don't have the time to see everyone as often as you used to. 7. And you have to make an actual effort to see the friends you have left. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF VH1 Everyone is always busy, and if you don't make an effort you will actually never see your friends. It's not as easy as just popping round anymore, dates have to be arranged months in advance. 8. You will spend a lot of your time just not knowing. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF YoungerTV You go from being a carefree, self-assured person, to just not having a fucking clue. You don't know when you got this old, you don't know how things are going to fall in place. You just don't know. You believe things will work out, but there is an ever-present sense of uncertainty, and it's both scary and exciting. 9. You start to see through the bullshit that is social media. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBS People might seem rich, happy and in love on social media but you know it's just a showreel, no one posts the bad or the ugly times. You take social media for what it is and you don't shape your reality on the heavily filtered images. 10. You realise you want to be around people who know more than you. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF obamawhitehouse.archives.gov I mean yeah, you're an adult, but it's worth having someone who is more adult around you. You suddenly want a mentor and you spend a lot of time listening and learning. 11. You will grow out of all your favourite stores. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Oxygen The shops you used to love just don't cut it anymore, but you can't afford the shops you actually want to shop in. It's all very annoying. 12. You see the funny side of things. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Comedy Central Yes, you still get irritated at the slightest inconvenience and you still overthink and worry about silly things, but you also learn to see the funny side to things. You don't take yourself too seriously anymore and you just laugh a lot more. 13. Chin hairs! Becky Barnicoat/ BuzzFeed Hairs will just start sprouting from your chin. You will just be sitting, relaxing, giving your chin a little stroke and BAM you will feel a long chin hair. And no matter how often you pluck them out, they will keep coming back. 14. You're going to be cold all the time. Kayla Yandoli/ BuzzFeed Remember when you could go out without a jacket and be just fine, well that stops once you hit your late 20's. You will be cold all the time. 15. You will spend a lot of time looking at property porn. rightmove.co.uk Once you hit your late 20's, nice properties become a massive turn on. Looking at a 6 bedroom house, that you can't afford, really gets you going. 16. You actually have to look after your body now. Maritsa Patrinos/BuzzFeed Keeping your mind and body healthy becomes a huge priority for you. You suddenly start to watch what you eat, and things like kale and unsweetened nuts make a regular appearance on your shopping list. 17. Household items start to excite you. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Adam Ellis/BuzzFeed Getting new towels, a vacuum or other household items makes you really happy. 18. You start to realise how old your parents actually are. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF merylrowin Realising that you are now an adult makes you realise how old your parents are and it can get a little bit dark and scary. So to make yourself feel better you call them more often. And you try to make up for all the times you were a dick. 19. You have finally figured out your 'type'. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Cassie Smyth/BuzzFeed And weirdly enough it's not just based on looks. You know how you want and deserve to be treated. 20. You’re not afraid to ask for what you want. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 10 by 10 Entertainment You are more assertive than you have ever been, and you're okay with it. You start to take control of situations and you're more vocal about your wants and desires. 21. You cherish sleep now more than ever. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF E! You could stay late, party and drink till you throw up, but you would rather sleep. Sleep means the absolute world to you now.