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Samantha is a Boston based writer and 20-something. After graduating from Ithaca College in 2010, she started Forever Twenty Somethings, a website that helps millennials navigate life in their twenties. You can follow her on twitter at @samanthamatt1.

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12 cosas sobre el amor que ojalá me hubieran contado a los 20

(1) Comments | Posted December 28, 2015 | 1:12 AM

Tengo 27 años y llevo teniendo pareja prácticamente desde que cumplí los 20.

Por supuesto, no todo ha sido un camino de rosas entre mi novio y yo. Al principio, me entraba el pánico cuando me ponía a pensar si él sería el definitivo o cuando pensaba que si...

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12 Things I Wish I Knew About Love and Dating in My Early 20s

(24) Comments | Posted December 17, 2015 | 11:14 AM

I am 27 and I've been in a relationship for pretty much the entirety of my 20s.

Of course, things weren't always perfect between my boyfriend and me. I spent my early-mid 20s panicking constantly about whether or not he was "the one" and fearing that if we broke up,...

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12 signos que indican que ya has pasado la crisis de los veintitantos

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2015 | 1:00 AM

Ya llevo cuatro años escribiendo sobre tener veintitantos años. Empecé cuando tenía 22. Por aquel entonces, escribía sobre emborracharse, saltarse las clases de la universidad, no tener dinero, salir de fiesta, y otra vez sobre emborracharse. Al pasar los 25, escribía menos sobre emborracharse y más sobre no saber lo...

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Standing With Essena O'Neill: I'm a Blogger and Social Media Has Taken Over My Life

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2015 | 11:32 AM

Essena O'Neill, a 19-year-old "Instagram celebrity" from Australia, quit social media this week. In an attempt to make a change, she created a website, "Let's Be Game Changers," and edited captions on her existing photos to "REAL captions" showcasing what actually went down when she took each picture...

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12 Signs Your Quarter-Life Crisis Is Over

(2) Comments | Posted November 2, 2015 | 10:03 AM

I've been blogging about being in my 20s for over four years now. It began when I was 22. Back then, I wrote about drinking, missing college, being poor, partying, and then more about drinking. As I transitioned into my mid-20s, I wrote less about drinking and more about not...

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10 Things That Happen When Your Friends Start Getting Married

(2) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 8:43 PM

When I was in my early 20s, I used to hear people talk about weddings at work and I would hide in my cube thinking "these bitches are old AF." Then, I got older and started experience weddings hands on and realized these things are actually fun. It's a huge...

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15 Things We Did Differently Before Smartphones

(3) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 4:27 PM

My 16-year-old brother (who is 11 years younger than me) asked me what I did with my phone before texting the other day. Like, dead seriously asked me what in the world I did with a cell phone I couldn't text people with.

My answer to his question was "talk...

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The 8 Best Things About Entering Your Late 20s

(37) Comments | Posted August 24, 2015 | 12:09 PM

I graduated college when I was 21.

At that point in my life, I felt old. I couldn't help but fear entering the real world and working with people my parents' age. I was nervous to gain "responsibilities" and start planning for the "future." I was positive at that moment...

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10 Reasons You Should Have A Side Hustle

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2015 | 12:06 PM

A side hustle. A passion project. A hobby. They're all pretty much the same thing, and they are all extremely important to have.

Four and a half years ago, I started working my first full-time job. It was an entry-level role at a mid-sized corporate company where I spent my...

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13 Signs You Are 26

(2) Comments | Posted May 31, 2015 | 1:14 PM

About a year ago I wrote this post titled "You Know You're 25 When...." I had spent a Friday night hanging at a friends house in sweatpants drinking wine and had this revelation that my life as I knew it was changing. I wasn't in some random dress...

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17 Struggles of People Who Are Always Late

(56) Comments | Posted May 14, 2015 | 6:54 PM

There are two types of people in this world. People who are on time and people who are always late. If you're one who is always late, these struggles are probably way too real for you.

1. Getting to a dinner reservation on time. And then dealing with angry...

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12 Things I Wish I Knew When I Graduated College

(1) Comments | Posted May 12, 2015 | 5:09 PM

Graduating college at first pretty much sucks. Your life which previously consisted of regimented schedules around school, sports, and extra-curricular activities is now completely changing. You're on your own and the future is in your hands. It might seem scary at first, and you might feel like a child who...

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20대 초반에 알았으면 했던 10가지

(1) Comments | Posted April 28, 2015 | 3:00 AM

1. 당신은 친구를 잃는 게 아니라 누가 진짜 친구인지 알아가는 중이다.
20대 초반에서 20대 중반으로 넘어가면서 많은 지인과 연락이 끊기고 있다는 사실을 깨달았다. 이전보다 친구 수가 줄어든 것 같았고 그래서 마음이 상했다. 하지만 또 깨달은 것은 수는 적지만 더 친밀한 친구들과의 관계가 형성되고 있다는 것이었다.


2. 새로운...

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13 Things I Wish I Knew In My Early 20s

(59) Comments | Posted April 24, 2015 | 1:48 PM

Early 20s. Mid 20s. Late 20s. It's crazy how much a person can change in a span of 10 years and not even by force. It happens so fast. It feels like yesterday I was 23 and complaining that everyone at the bar looked like they were 21. Now, I'm...

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10 cose a cui devi pensare prima di andare a convivere

(7) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 8:26 AM

1. "Andare a convivere è un grande passo. Ma, a pensarci bene, già passiamo tutte le notti insieme. Cosa dovrebbe cambiare?". Ecco un buon motivo.

2. "Faremo le nostre cose durante il weekend senza dover incastrare gli impegni per stare insieme... e possiamo fare l'amore più spesso". Un altro ottimo...

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10 Probleme, die nur Frauen mit dicken Oberschenkeln kennen

(1) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 6:49 PM

Wir alle haben verschiedene Formen und Größen. Manche von uns sind groß. Andere von uns sind klein. Manche haben Körbchengröße D. Andere haben Körbchengröße A. Und, nicht zu vergessen, manche von uns haben dünne Oberschenkel - und andere haben dicke Oberschenkel.

Vielleicht hast du deine kräftigen Oberschenkel mit jahrelangem...

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10 Thoughts You Have Before Moving In With A Significant Other

(15) Comments | Posted March 30, 2015 | 11:12 AM

1. "Moving in together isn't a big deal. We basically spend every night together anyway. What could be different?" Good one.

2. "The big difference will be that we can do our own things over the weekend now without having to set aside time to hang out... and we can...

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10 dificuldades das mulheres que têm coxas grossas

(4) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 7:44 PM

Todas nós temos formas e tamanhos diferentes. Podemos ser altas ou baixas, usar sutiã tamanho 36 ou 50. E, é claro, enquanto algumas mulheres têm pernas esbeltas, outras temos coxas grossas.

Suas coxas grossas talvez se expliquem pelos anos que você passou fazendo dança ou outras atividades que as fortaleceram....

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10 Struggles Of Women With Big Thighs

(131) Comments | Posted March 21, 2015 | 12:43 PM

We all come in different shapes and sizes. Some of us are tall. Some of us are short. Some of us are D cups. Some of us are A cups. And, of course, some of us have small thighs... and some of us have big thighs.

Maybe you got your...

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20 Questions I Have For People Who Were In Their 20s Before Cell Phones & Internet

(13) Comments | Posted February 12, 2015 | 12:38 PM

I got my first screen name in the 3rd grade. It was Sammi123. I didn't even spell my name with an "i," nor did I really go by "Sammy," so I have no idea where that screen name came from (nor do I understand where glitrgrl88, messedcheerleadr, & dancer4lyfe45 came...

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