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What Would You Say To Your 20-Year-Old Self?

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ADVICE TO MY YOUNGER SELF
Courtesy Sharon Greenthal

Midlifers have the 50-50 perspective of hindsight -- and if we'd had the chance to go back in time, we might have some pearls of wisdom for our younger selves. That was the inspiration behind a recent bloghop by midlife blogger group on Facebook called #genfab. Bloggers answered the question "what advice would you give your 20-year-old self?"

I have three pieces of advice for my 20-year-old self:

  • Keep sex within the context of romantic relationships. Friends with benefits really aren't.
  • Stop knocking your head so hard against the glass ceiling. Those glass chards hurt.
  • Let go of anger. Learning to forgive is a beautiful thing.

Check out the slideshow below for some of the wise words of the #genfab bloggers -- and tell us what you would advise your 20-year-old self in the comments.

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