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Why You Shouldn't Lie About Your Age

Jen Glantz | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Jen Glantz

You find yourself waking up on a Tuesday, soaking wet in your own stress sweat, screaming "Ahhh, it's April and I don't even have a 401k and I just downloaded my third dating app of the week and now i'm supposed to turn another year older?"

A 28-Step Guide To Falling In Love With Your Messy Life

Lexi Herrick | Posted 03.24.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Stop thinking that you have to have all the answers, or know exactly what direction you are headed. You don't. You just have to know what's in your heart, and follow it.

10 'Lame' Things That Are Awesome When You're An Adult

Literally, Darling | Posted 04.04.2015 | Women
Literally, Darling

Is it just me, or is a carpet with those sweet, beautiful vacuum lines almost as beautiful as looking at a sunset over the ocean?

Why I'll Never Have Kids in NYC

Eudie Pak | Posted 03.23.2015 | New York
Eudie Pak

For you fertile New York chicks who are kinda whatevs about children, I'd like to offer you the most inspiring and creative forms of birth control this concrete jungle has to offer.

Here's Why You're 20-Something And Single

Michael Restiano | Posted 12.22.2014 | College
Michael Restiano

Now that you've got a city's worth of potential matches in the palm of your hand, why would you settle for 7 out of 10 must-haves? There's got to be somebody out there with 8, or 9, or even all 10. And the more you keep swiping or liking away, the better a chance you have of finding them, right?

What I Wish I Knew About Love In My 20s

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 12.01.2014 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

I spent most of my 20s obsessing about love. When will I meet him? When will I find true love? Why isn't he calling me? Why am I alone? Where is he? Who is he? Am I over him? Why can't I get over him? These were the litany of questions that lived in my mind every day.

29 Tips For Surviving All Your Friends Getting Married

Literally, Darling | Posted 10.18.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

Pinterest. Rustic charm. $200 bridesmaid dresses. We're at that time in our lives where pretty much all of our friends are getting hitched, and for those of us that aren't (at least not right now), it can be pretty exhausting.

5 Reasons "Dating" As a Millennial Is Traumatic, Confusing and Fantastic

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 09.15.2014 | College
Beth Leipholtz

Dating has evolved into a pressure-filled, semi-confusing, yet rewarding endeavor in which millennials participate. But what is held responsible for this shift?

20 Things You Need To Accept About Your 20s

Lexi Herrick | Posted 07.26.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

You will undeniably grow apart from your friends in some ways. You're going to move and get into relationships and careers that take up a lot of your time and rather than resent each other for that, cherish the time that you do have to spend together

Why Life In Your 30s Is Better (And Worse) Than In Your 20s

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

It gets better: more simple, more meaningful, more established, more fulfilling, more STABLE. You'll have fewer fights, cry less tears and make fewer bad decisions. But you'll also have less fun.

What No One Tells You About Friendship In Your 20s

Literally, Darling | Posted 06.10.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

But as the night runs as late as your twenties, the dishes are cleared, the coffee is drunk and you begin to part ways. As your friends meander out full of good food and new beginnings, you can feel doors closing all around you.

Your Typical 20-Something's Friday Night

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

The weekend is approaching. You are a 20-something girl. What are you going to do? Let's get real, you will probably do exactly this -- Text all y...

Suggestions for Seniors Graduating from College By Daniel R. Schwarz

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 11.07.2014 | College
Daniel R. Schwarz

Suggestions for Seniors Graduating from College By Daniel R. Schwarz Last August I published a Huffington blog, "Ten Suggestions for Incoming Freshm...

On Being 22

Hope Kronman | Posted 06.30.2013 | Women
Hope Kronman

22 is the age of in-betweens -- in between adolescence and adulthood, in between relationships, in between this job and that career -- and it's nearly impossible to know who you are when you are still "becoming."

What I Know About Stress Now That I'm In My 20s

Emma Gray | Posted 06.26.2013 | Women
Emma Gray

Your 20s are defined by change and transition: new apartments, new cities, new jobs, new financial responsibilities, new friends, new loves -- and lots of new things to stress about.

Why Being a Young 20-Something Is a Lot Harder Than it Looks

Rachel Ryan | Posted 02.17.2013 | Women
Rachel Ryan

Sure, young 20-somethings (YTS) don't have wrinkles and crushing responsibilities like a mortgage, kids or elderly parents living in the spare bedroom. Know what else we don't have? Jobs. Money. A home. Secure relationships.

When Is the Desire to Be Beautiful Too Much?

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 08.21.2012 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Does caring about beauty make me vain? A hypocrite? A middle-aged woman with too much time on her hands? A privileged narcissist?

Friend or Enemy?

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.08.2012 | College
Ilana Ross

My best friend Michaela and I didn't realize we were best friends until junior year when I rowed from Tangier to Spain to visit her, and save her from...

Ask Why? Not Why Not? Before You Say I Do

Christina Vuleta | Posted 10.10.2011 | Women
Christina Vuleta

Thirty percent of divorced women say they knew it was wrong from the start. I'm curious to know what percentage of guys feel the same way. If they don't happen to be the same 30% then almost two-thirds of marriages are half-baked.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

JOB WANTED: A Recent Grad Looks For Work On A Street Corner

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 07.26.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Fueled by equal parts desperation and frustration, Dianez Smith took to the street. During the peak of Washington, D.C.'s Wednesday mo...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Recent College Graduates Not Only Move Back Home, But Stay There

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.22.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Ashley Moore never planned on moving back in with her parents. Nearly a year after graduating from college, Moore, 22, also never expe...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Newly Graduated and Scrambling For Full-Time Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.15.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- For David Cristello, the jobs are catch as catch can. Cristello, 23, currently holds down five part-time jobs. Come summer, when h...

Passion Is Possible For Real-Life Couples... Even After 20 Years

Christina Vuleta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Vuleta

We all remember the intense feeling of falling in love... and the uncertainty over whether those feelings are returned. A new study suggests that after 20 years you can have the excitement without the apprehension.

What 'Black Swan' Can Teach Young Women About Heeding Self-Defeating Thoughts

Christina Vuleta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Vuleta

This movie is a fantasy, but the reality is that many young women have a rich fantasy life in their head. When something goes askew, the mind hits its own play button and a self-defeatist soundtrack starts running.

Best Books For 20-Somethings

newyorker.com | Posted by Macy Halford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But sometimes the grimmest stuff provides the best fodder for novels, and sometimes being in the midst of the struggle allows for the best reading of ...