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Women in Their 30s

4 Reasons Travel Is Better in Your 30s

Danielle Nelson | Posted 04.27.2016 | Travel
Danielle Nelson

As someone who has done both 20s and 30s travel, I can tell you doing it later in life is far more rewarding. I will even venture to say it is far more fun. You may not be able to quit your job, or leave for months with a one-way ticket in your pocket, but you can have a hell of a time on an adventure of your choosing. So why is traveling better in your 30s?

Here Are 10 Reasons Why Turning 30 Is Going To Be Golden

Joan Erakit | Posted 07.10.2016 | Women
Joan Erakit

As I examine the past 10 years of my life, I realize that it has become less about what others think of me or my choices and more about whether I'm smiling or frowning.

Why I Miss And Don't Miss My 20s

Angela J. Kim | Posted 04.25.2015 | Women
Angela J. Kim

We were untamed, raw and daring. We used words like f*ck and sh*t proudly and loudly at stupid boys and into thin air. We didn't worry about what others thought about us, because we were happy with who we are.

30 Reasons Why Your 30s Shouldn't Be a Hot Mess!

Giselle Phelps | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Giselle Phelps

There's nothing quite like a birthday to get you thinking about life. I'll turn 32 next month. Lately, I've been thinking there's something about this particular time in life I just want to bottle up. But what is it? I decided to ask some 30-something friends and colleagues to chime in too. Here's what we came up with.

30 Things That Will (Probably) Happen In Your 30s

Wendy Atterberry | Posted 10.07.2014 | Women
Wendy Atterberry

In September, I'll turn 38. I'm at the age now where, when people ask how old I am, it takes me a minute to remember. I don't know if that's because I've already been 37 different ages and it's hard to keep straight which one I am now, or if it's because I'm in denial.

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.

10 Tips For Loving Life In Your 30s

Raluca State | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women
Raluca State

Life is short. And I want to spend the rest of it loving myself and taking pride in the woman I have become and the choices I make.

13 Things That Are Totally Going To Change You In Your 30s

Dr. Karin Luise | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karin Luise

While these years may feel surprisingly more pressurized than your 20s, they will unexpectedly also bring the most personal growth in your life. You're no longer allowed to kick back in flip-flops on the bench -- you're in the big leagues, in cleats with a giant 3-0 on your back. This is where you find out who you are and who you really want on your team.

One Thing That's Changed Now That I'm In My 30s

Elizabeth Tannen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Tannen

What's the right age to have a baby? What if you're actually infertile? How much money are you supposed to have? How stable should you be? How many should you have?

Training Day

Claudia Zelevansky | Posted 05.14.2013 | Women
Claudia Zelevansky

On one very ordinary Tuesday, I temporarily forgot everything I stand for and signed up for the free personal training session at my gym. In my defense, I was seduced.

The In-Between Decade

Eudie Pak | Posted 04.28.2013 | Women
Eudie Pak

My 30s thus far feel like an awakening. I'm sloughing off the unessential in life, love and work, and discovering the joy of saying "no" rather than caving into a people-pleasing "yes." In short, I'm gaining an honest confidence.

How I Got Over Feeling Old In My 30s

Maria Gagliano | Posted 04.21.2013 | Women
Maria Gagliano

She's 87. Of course 31 seems young to her...she'd put in a whole 56 years between now and her 31st birthday. But didn't she know my super-cool life -- the life I'd always aspired to -- was over?

Why I Wouldn't Go Back to my 20s

Jill Di Donato | Posted 10.29.2012 | Women
Jill Di Donato

When I think about my dreadful 20s, I realize that I'm not trying to escape them by living some kind of stilted adolescence in my 30s. I feel like I've learned lessons and know how to play the game a little better.

Adventures in Cross-Cultural Dating

Abra Cohen | Posted 10.15.2012 | Women
Abra Cohen

Negotiating cultural differences and language barriers can often be a good challenge and one that makes a relationship a constant learning endeavor.

You're Already Real -- And 6 Other Things I Know At (Almost) 30

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

I was waiting in my party dress, expecting someone or something outside myself to declare me real, started, begun, on my way. But not yet. When I was ready. Which would apparently be never.

The Age When Single Motherhood Is Most Common

The New York Times | Posted 02.18.2012 | Women

LORAIN, Ohio — It used to be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal. After steadily rising for five decades, the share of children born to un...

What I Know About Love Now That I'm In My 30s

Jill Di Donato | Posted 04.14.2012 | Women
Jill Di Donato

No offense to my 20-something sisters, but I wouldn't trade places with you for all of the mind-blowing orgasms in the world. So, here's a brief rundown of what I've learned.

Happy Birthday, Kate Middleton! Here's Why You'll Love Your 30s

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 01.09.2012 | Women

Kate Middleton turns 30 today, and in honor of her birthday, we thought we'd celebrate all the reasons to love being done with your 20s. While Kate's ...