Did our parents go through this same epiphanic moment, gradually climbing toward adulthood without even realizing it until they were elbows deep in mortgage payments and yard work? Correct me if I’m wrong, but I imagine not.
Your music is too loud. You’re all laughing too loud. Your friend Jeremy who drank too much is now too loud. Everything is too loud.
I wish I could tell her that she will never be cool, but that someday, it won’t matter.
Give me those farmer’s markets, those coffeeshops, that early morning run. Let’s shop for some home decor, man!
There are two phases in your life in regards to your parents: the complete and utter bliss that exists before they drop the very first “give me a grandchild” hint, and then everything after. Nothing is ever the same after that moment.
Busy is a lie. People always make time for what’s important to them.
13. Learn the word “NO,” and don’t be afraid to use it without guilt.
Time waits for no man, but when you are nineteen, perhaps it pauses for just a second.
But I think women still have it in their heads that marrying will solidify their lives into something stable and manageable and possibly easier because they know where they’re going to be for the next few years.
2. Spontaneity is dying. Members of your group of friends have careers, spouses, kids, lives, stuff to watch on Netflix, obligations – things that don’t allow everyone to take part in impromptu road trips or other impulse hangouts.