Read This When You’re 28 And Starting Over

I feel like I am 18 again. Wide-eyed and faced with too many big decisions. I am too young to decide how I want to live the...

Have My Best Years Escaped Me?

I fear my best years may have escaped me. It’s hardly the time to be having a quarter-life crisis. Well, actually it is exactly the time at...

30 Impactful Lessons I Hope You Learn In Your Twenties

I think we “grow up” in our twenties. We work on becoming (and figuring out) who we want to be. And as we move through these...

This Is The Advice Girls In Their Twenties Need From Women In Their Forties

Netflix’s Wine Country allowed us to reconnect with some of our favorite women in comedy: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Paula Pell, Rachel Dratch, and...

If You Aren’t Having Fun In Your 20s, You’re Doing Something Very, Very Right

As you’re growing up, you imagine your 20s as this mystical time of life, the “best years,” you’re told by those who have already passed through...

9 Lessons I Learned This Year That Made Me Feel Better About Life

1. Life is just a series of the same experiences over and over. When I first moved to DC after college, I was always jealous of...

20 30-Year-Olds Reveal Their Biggest Regrets About Their 20s

Answers found on Ask Reddit 1. “Spending too much time and energy on a relationship I knew was doomed to fail and then spending too much time...

There And Back Again: Why I Gave Up Alcohol At 22

Trigger warning: alcohol and drug abuse Five years ago, when I was 22, I decided to stop drinking. Considering my history, the decision happened after a rather...

8 Uncomfortable Things You Need To Realize If You’ve Been Exaggerating Your Role In...

1. Pleasing someone won’t make them accept you. You weren’t born to erase your identity for someone else’s sake of mind. No good ever comes from placing someone...

A Non-Comprehensive List of Things You Never Understood About Me

Self-hatred doesn’t have an outward sign. I am thin, white, female, neither too butch or too femme, and my illness can be hidden away under strategic...

The Beauty In The Chaos

It’s a weird feeling sitting alone in my empty house, teetering at the end of a memory. I watched the new tenants move in, looking around...

25 Tiny Things To Cut Out Of Your Life That Will Save You A...

Unsplash / Sharon McCutcheon Answers found on Ask Reddit 1. Fast food 2. Cable 3. Buying books (a library card is free!) 4. Soda 5. Alcohol 6. Phone upgrades (instead, keep using the...