28 Things That Happen After Age 25 When You Realise You’re Getting Older, But Are Actually Still Young
1. You can only go out one night per weekend. It’s either Friday night or Saturday night, never both.
2 . If you do go out more than one night per weekend this is necessary basically the entire week to recover.
3 . You refer to anyone ages 20 -2 3 as babies even though you’re only like 2 or 3 years older than them.
4 . You start to rinse your face before bed instead of sleeping with all of your makeup on.
5 . You start to use anti-aging beauty products and you ALWAYS moisturize.
6 . You start to pick up hobbies instead of just like drinking on weekends .
7 . You feel like you have to start eating healthier because of that dreaded thing you hear about called metabolism.
8 . You begin to make decisions that actually favor your health. Like not going out and drinking til 4 am when you just got over the flu.
9 . You begin to buy things that will help your “well-being” like 14 different essential oils and a diffuser to induce your entire apartment stench like a lavender field. “It’s soothing,” you tell your mama when she sees your purchases in her Amazon cart.
10 . Your facebook newsfeed slowly transitions from girls in short dresses to daughters in wedding dresses.
11 . Everyone’s get engaged.
12 . All the magnets on your fridge are currently being used for Save The Date cards.
13 . You can no longer use” I just graduated” as an excuse for being unemployed.
14 . You have to think about how many years ago you graduated, because it’s greater than 3.
15 . You don’t know the current slang children are employing nowadays, and if you do know it, you don’t feel cool enough to say it. The word doesn’t roll of your tongue like it does a 21 year old’s.
16 . You feel like you age yourself 10 years when you say things like” the lingo children are utilizing nowadays .”
17 . You care less about looking good and more about consolation. Flats don’t attain your ass looking as good as heels but you DO NOT CARE.
18 . You say things like I can’t ______ the way I used to.
19 . You look at old photos and say things like” those were the days .”
20 . You reserve a night to yourself each weekend for doing absolutely nothing.
21 . You’ve already seen basically everything on Netflix.
22 . You begin to purchase things that clean your living space, like a vacuum, because you realise you can’t live the style your dirty ego did in college.
23 . You realise how expensive things that clean your living space are. That vacuum costs almost as much as your month’s rent.
24 . You think of everything in terms of how you’ll pay your rent. And then you slowly put that faux fur coat you really don’t need back on the rack.
25 . You think about being older and say things like” OMG I don’t want to ever be 26″ when truly it’s only one year older than you currently are.
26 . You’d rather buy an 8 dollar bottle of wine, go home, and drink it by yourself, than spend 18 dollars on a cocktail at a dimly light restaurant that has basically no alcohol in it and tastes like a flower garden.
27 . You enjoy running furniture shopping. Every living space needs a good accent chair.
28 . You start saving for retirement. Especially if your job has plans that will literally do it for you.