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30 things nobody ever told you about your 30s

Staying in is the new going out.

FACEBOOK FOUNDER MARK Zuckerberg turns 30 today.

Here’s what’s ahead of him, the pup:

1. You care less and less about birthdays

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2.  In fact, you start to forget what age you are

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3. You start planning your hangovers


4. You pay attention to the labels on clothes

No more of this:

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5. It’s okay to stay in on a Friday night

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6. And on a Saturday night

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7. An alarming number of conversations about running start taking place

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8. You reel with shock when you realise that Sabrina the Teenage Witch is now 38

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9. And that Babylon Zoo’s Spaceman is 19 years old

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10. And that Olivia from the Cosby Show is 28

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11. There are people you work with who weren’t born when Italia ’90 took place

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12. And they’ve never heard of Blackboard Jungle


13. Getting ID-ed might just be the highlight of your week

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14. It’s no longer cute when a child calls you a “that lady” in the supermarket

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15. The line between ‘pyjamas’ and ‘it’s okay to go to Tesco in these, right?’ becomes increasingly blurred


16. The shops are now selling all the clothes you wore as a teenager, but this time they’re ‘retro’

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17. You find yourself thinking “is that a boy or a girl”?


18. You’re genuinely shocked at young people and their get ups

Hands up if you’ve thought this:

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19. Facebook = baby pictures and inspirational quotes

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20. You start to accumulate unexplained injuries

“Bad knee”, “dicky back”, “sure I’ve got my ankle” – you can mention any of these without being asked what dreadful calamity befell you.

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 21. And worry a LOT about your feet

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22. Mortgage talk. Mortgage talk everywhere

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23. You have to make an effort/timetable to see your friends

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24. You choose to go somewhere based on the seating/decibels of music

You wants loads of the first thing, and a tiny amount of the second.

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25. Online dating is a totally acceptable way to meet someone

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26. You have friends or acquaintances who are not only married, but have failed marriages

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27. You become less and less gracious about invitations to weddings/baby showers/hen parties/stag parties

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28. You still end up going to 7 weddings a year

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29. Going to bed is the best part of your day

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30. Your mother was right

About everything.

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