20-Something

How To Survive Your Period Without Giving Up On Life

I have graduated college, secured a job, put aside a decent amount in savings, and,…

Effervescent: Rediscovering The Bizarre Joy of Twilight in 2020

I was standing in the middle of the Forks, Washington visitor center, looking around at…

It’s Time to Breakup With Guilt in 2020

By Liz Phillips Guilt will really mess you up. That’s a fact because research says so.…

80 Thoughts I Had Before My First Thanksgiving With The In-Laws

So it’s Thanksgiving. With my in-laws. At least it’s not my parental in-laws; just brother-in-law…

Why I Don’t Care About the Stigma of Being Alone

If you ask the people closest to me, they would probably say I’m as a…

The 20 Best Halloween Movies EVER

One of the best things about Halloween season (read: late September to November 1st) is…

16 Song Lyrics That Make No Damn Sense

Music: where sanity is sacrificed for the sake of rhyme. Artistic liberties can be the…

How Growing Up Too Fast Impacts Every Moment of Your Adult Life

Being forced to make adult decisions when you’re a child means you have to learn how the world works with your hands tied behind your back and blindfolded.

15 Friends Worth Keeping in Your 20s

The friends you actually need to prioritize in your 20s

16 Ways I Know I’m Finally an Adult

I’ve always joked about not wanting to grow up, but I think getting older snuck…

Things I Do And Don’t Give AF About Now That I’m Old-ish

I’m officially old. Well, not really. But I am closer to 30 than 25, which…

I’m An Employed, Functioning Adult Who Can’t Make Small Talk

As a law graduate the list of things I can do is quite long, but…

My Friendship Is Not A Television Sitcom (And That’s OK)

Squad goals. They are an obsession. They are a lifestyle. They are what everyone is…

When Hate at First Sight Turned into Friendship

It began as a mistake. —Charles Bukowski My life is chalk full of… let’s say…

10 Do’s And Don’ts For Making Friends In A New Place

Making friends in a new place is daunting. Not only do you have to get…

When Your Early 20’s Feel Like Looking For Breadcrumbs From The Universe

    Growing up is weird. It’s this messy struggle of wanting to take new…

OK, So Maybe Being a Biker Chick Isn’t My Calling

All too often I hear the phrase, “This isn’t for you,” and I’m overwhelmed by…

How Being a Bad Playwright Helped Me Rediscover My Creativity

If you had told the 10-year-old me that I would one day take a creative…

It’s Time to Redefine What Failure Means

I’m sitting in Starbucks in a strange city, staring at my planner trying to figure…

How to Survive Backpacking Alone with Your Post-Grad Angst

By Becky I just graduated. Which is fun and all, but it also means I…