You have to beat it into your head that you really are young!" "Don't be that girl who drops everything for guys—he decides he wants to go out for a guy's night, and then she calls her girlfriends.As you enter into your later 20s, you realize your number of sexual partners are going up and so are your partner’s partners (if that makes any sense).
"You can date someone who is figuring out what they're doing—everyone has a lot less responsibility." "The type of person you date becomes more important because you may have a child or you're already settled into you career," Bethenny says."What's good about your 30s—and even more in your 40s—is that you are so specific about the type of person you want to be with so you don't waste any time." Dating a guy who is serious about embracing family and ready to put the boys-weekends in Vegas behind him is paramount.You ain’t got time for “games.” So, one way to weed out the bad ones from the good ones is being upfront and honest about what you want.This isn’t coming on “too strong,” it’s coming off as a mature adult looking to find something real. So, before going to family gatherings or seeing old friends from high school, prepare for questions as if you are going to be interviewed by Barbara Walters. Unless you’re that one girl I know, and if so, how did you do it?! This is where work parties, the gym and other social gatherings come into play.Don’t feel the need to rush your life because others may be in a different time in their life. But now as you have aged a little, you don’t want to fake a damn thing.
Now that you are more mature, you have found your voice.
While it's normal to feel lonely in your 20s and crave a date around the holidays, don't make yourself feel bad about being single.
"The truth of the matter is that it doesn't matter if you have a date on New Year's Eve when you're in your 20s," Bethenny says. Know that later on you'll have so many responsibilities that are work and children and family obligations.
Your life changes as you grow into your later 20s and early 30s. Your friends who used to upload drunken friday night photos are now posting pictures of their babies.
You start seeing engagement photos, wedding photos and more baby photos than a Baby Gap catalog. When you were younger, you probably faked a lot of things — reading the assigned chapter for homework, smiles as you saw your old friends from your hometown and orgasms.
Cue dramatic music, and also me being a hypochondriac.