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Why Do We Date Guys Who Are Just ~Meh~?

Chris Hernandez | Posted 07.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Hernandez

I ended up calling it quits with John via ghosting method. As much as I need a guy who is more "yea" and not "meh," he needs someone who is going to appreciate him for not only who he is but where he is in life.

I'm Happily Married To My Husband, But I Still Like To Travel Alone

Alexii Lardis | Posted 05.12.2016 | Weddings
Alexii Lardis

I am a married woman who still travels by herself. The applause has stopped. To travel without one's husband must mean something negative: pending divorce, a "rough patch," a lack of intimacy.

Social Media, FOMO and the Perfect Storm for the Quarter-Life Crisis

Rebecca Strong | Posted 05.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Strong

Instead of wasting time comparing yourself to others, spend it figuring out what's meaningful to you. What makes you tick. What kind of change you want to see in the world. And remember this: synonyms for the word "crisis" include a turning point, a crossroads.

When You Miss The City You've Completely Outgrown

Christine Stoddard | Posted 03.01.2016 | Impact
Christine Stoddard

This piece was originally published by Thought Catalog at www.thoughtcatalog.com. This is the city where you became yourself. But once you became y...

The Psychology of Quarter-Life Crises: 5 Steps to Create a Life You Actually Want

Caroline Beaton | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Caroline Beaton

Though we technically know where we are, the solutions to getting found are the same for 20-somethings as they are for those physically lost in the wilderness. Drawing from psychologist Kenneth Hill's research on "The Psychology of Lost," below are five steps to figure out your life path and stop floundering.

The Birthday Text: A daughter's attempt to find peace with her fathers absence

Katherine Sotelo | Posted 02.12.2016 | Parents
Katherine Sotelo

Today I gave my father my mailing address. I turned the shower on and walked back out into my hallway, taking a seat on my old roommates bed which la...

Can We Just Be?

Natalie Thomas | Posted 01.11.2016 | Women
Natalie Thomas

I've been asked by men and women, young and old, acquaintances and strangers and family and friends. In intimate settings and public forums. By medical professionals (with no regard to my health), cabbies and cashiers.

The One Thing You Should Have Figured Out By the Time You Turn 26

Madeline Wahl | Posted 06.22.2016 | Women
Madeline Wahl

Growing up, I didn't really understand what it meant to take the road less traveled. I used to be so trapped in who I was that I didn't bother to look around me. But everything came to a sudden halt when my grandmother passed away. For the first time in my life, I really questioned what the purpose of everything was.

Why You Shouldn't Lie About Your Age

Jen Glantz | Posted 05.27.2015 | 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 05.24.2015 | 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.

24 Not So Overrated Concepts at 24

Alexii Lardis | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alexii Lardis

After just having that "mid twenties birthday" I've decided to compose a list of 24 things that are usually considered "overrated" in our twenties and why these things shouldn't be considered as such.

Year in Review

Phu Nguyen | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

I met a wonderful woman this week who has been married for 58 years and her advice to me in life and love was, "Make the most of the good things and the least of the bad things." This is now my plan for 30 and beyond. Cheers

23 Ways to Make Your Twenties Matter

Neal Samudre | Posted 09.07.2014 | College
Neal Samudre

People talk about the twentysomethings decade because this time of our lives truly does matter, and it's up to us to make it that way. Maybe our twenties only matter when we don't settle.

29 Things I Know Now That I'm 29

Serena Dyer | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Serena Dyer

As I have realized certain people in my life don't energize me, but enervate me, I find myself walking away from them slowly and without much attention being brought to it. This has been a big lesson.

More Than Double the Time You've Been Alive: When Friends Start Getting Engaged

Alexa Cortese | Posted 07.14.2014 | Women
Alexa Cortese

Once I hit my "mid-twenties," these announcements trickled in slowly, and then, all at once. Sometimes it seems like not a week goes by where I don't hear about someone I know getting engaged and/or married.

10 Signs We're Out of Our 20s

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 06.23.2014 | Women
Tinatin Japaridze

Maybe at 20 you still take the very notion of a lifelong friendship for granted. A grand statement that is meaningless when you're barely out of your teens. But now, a few years later, we seem to know better.

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.

21 Secrets for Your 20s

Paul Angone | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy
Paul Angone

Hold tight. You're experiencing a bit of a Quarter-Life Crisis. Stay put. Pray a lot. And in no time someone will call your name across the loud speaker to tell you where you can be found.

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...

25 Reasons Being Single Is Great, As Told By 'New Girl'

Christina Kelly | Posted 03.22.2014 | Women
Christina Kelly

Having just hit the quarter-life mark, I think it's time to break the myth that by 25, you're supposed to have it all together.

How To Be Rich in Your 20s

Unwritten | Posted 03.04.2014 | College
Unwritten

If you strategize and prioritize correctly, you really can be rich in your twenties.

8 Resolutions You Shouldn't Keep This Year

Christina Kelly | Posted 03.03.2014 | Women
Christina Kelly

Before even starting your list, make another list -- the list of resolutions you made for 2013. How many of them did you actually finish? Better yet, how many of them did you even start?

How to Play (Single) Defense This Holiday Season

Christina Kelly | Posted 02.18.2014 | Women
Christina Kelly

For all the single ladies out there, the holidays can be an especially tough time of year, especially when it comes to handling those family/friends/work holiday parties that you'll be attending stag. To prepare for the inevitable, let's go over some strong defensive tactics.

What Did You Expect?

Anna Musky-Goldwyn | Posted 02.12.2014 | Good News
Anna Musky-Goldwyn

It's been about coming to terms with that recently. That things really aren't going to play out as I expected they would.

Add These 20 Cities To Your Bucket List

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 12.24.2015 | Travel

When you think of American tourism, certain locations come to mind: the bright lights of New York City, the palm trees of Southern California, the nos...