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Life as a twenty-something: What people think versus reality

There are many differences.

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PEOPLE TALK ABOUT being in your twenties like it’s the best thing ever.

Older people look back on it with rose tinted nostalgia, and younger people look to it as some kind of dreamy decade of freedom.

The reality, when you’re in it, is much different.

Here is what society thinks your twenties are like, versus what your twenties actually are like.

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Your love life

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How you feel about yourself

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Your body

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Your living situation

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Your career

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Your friendships

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Your holidays

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