They're about fulfilling those specific ideas we have on who we want, what we want and where we want to be in 10 years.
These goals serve as a benchmark for our own relationship happiness.
The playing field is narrower; if you want kids, the biological clock is ticking; and as you're older, you’re naturally carrying around a lot more baggage.
The number of single friends is dwindling, so there is also more pressure to be coupled up.
and you’re being secretive about your “profession”? Early 20’s: Time it takes to get ready: 2 hours 52 minutes.
I can always ghost if he’s lame, cause it’s Friday and there are a million things going on. Late 20’s: Maxed out your 401k/RRSP and you’re a homeowner? Early 20’s: Who needs great conversation when martinis are on special? If you’re still boring by the time I finish my first drink, I’m out.
As long as you have someone to send cute text messages to during the workday and be your new gym motivation, you feel completely fulfilled.
You've gotten the hot douchebags and going-nowhere-losers out of your system, and now you're focused on finding their permanent replacement.
Late 20s Gabi feels stalked if her phone is constantly blowing up and apparently also enjoys talking in the third person. Here are some other differences between dating in your early 20s vs.
For example, early 20s Gabi would feel so wanted and validated if her latest crush texted her constantly.
Here are 8 key differences between dating in your early 20’s vs your late 20’s.
You’ve finally left the awkward teenage years of your life behind, free to spread your young, “I’m-almost-a-professional” wings!
Early 20’s: There is NO way I’m touching that bill. Early 20’s: I’ve dated an electrician, a lawyer, a college freshman, a gardener, a trust fund baby, a bartender, a comedian, a construction worker, a singer, a security guard and a mechanic… Late 20’s: I’m allergic to bad conversation and take drastic measures to prevent potential flare ups. We all have that cringe-worthy ex, or that slew of horrible dates we endured while on our path to “finding” ourselves.