21 Spot-On Moments You Can Only Understand If You’re A 20-Something ‘Grandma’

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1. When you pretend you’re sick in order to not go out on a Friday night.

2. When your ideal weekend = candles, sleepy time tea and ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’.

3. You LIVE in your satin pajama set.

4. When you ask your friends what they are doing on a Saturday night just to be nice.

5. When you realize that you shop more for cooking and kitchen appliances than clothes now.

6. Your idea of exercise is exercising your mind with a good book.

7. When you have a perfect set time for your everyday nap.

8. Your bedtime is literally 9:00 P.M.

9. Watching Lifetime movies has become a daily activity for you.

10. When you fall asleep to your favorite movies.

11. You bring a sweater or cardigan with you everywhere because you are always cold.

12. You live for coupons.

13. Who needs boys when you have so much knitting to do?

14. You are literally always tired.

15. You get an adrenaline rush from cleaning your apartment.

16. You are genuinely obsessed with bingo night.

17. You eat dinner at at-least 5 pm every evening.

18. You have a closet full of Yankee Candles.#noregrets

19. When you happily spend your hard earned money on a good mattress.

20. When you have the realization that young adults are the WORST.

21. You have perfected the art of baking homemade apple pies. TC mark

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You can’t forgive yourself for falling
or believing all the lies.
You reread every text.
You relive every memory.
And it all starts making sense —
he never wanted love.
He only wanted attention.
He only wanted validation.

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