15 Things That REALLY Take You By Surprise In Your 20s!! | POPxo

15 Things That REALLY Take You By Surprise In Your 20s!!

Smriti Notani

Guest Contributor

Listen, girls, enough and more has been said about us growing/ metamorphosing/ evolving into beautiful and confident women in our 20s. But we all know that’s just glorifying one of the most turbulent periods of our lives. No one ever talks about *all* the things that take us by surprise in our 20s! Like, seriously, a little heads up would have been nice.

1. Sudden rise of grey hair on our heads


Wait, wasn’t this supposed to happen much, much later?

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2. Cellulite problems


*Talks to own thighs* Okay, this cannot be happening to us!

3. The complexity that comes into friendships


Why is everyone always busy? Can we please go back to being children?!

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4. Developing a bullshit detector!


Seriously, girl, I can see through your Frenemy act from a mile away!

5. Equation with parents


Wait, am I imagining this or my parents are actually really cool people? *Weird*

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6. No time to do ANYTHING!


Where is my time GOING? I don’t get it!

7. Dating gets wayyy more complicated!


Where is the manual? How does everyone know the rules? WTF is happening?!

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8. Hangovers are a permanent part of your life


Great stories for the grandkids though!

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9. It suddenly seems like EVERYONE is getting married.


What is this? Some kind of epidemic?

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10. Sudden awareness about money!


No way, I can’t really be spending *that* much.

11. The need to buy makeup all the time.


What’s an eyebrow corrector kit? Yes, I’d like to buy it. Thankyouverymuch!

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12. Taste for the arts really starts to change!


But I loved that new movie; it had such a beautiful yet deep meaning.

13. The way we use social media changes too.


Check in to *every* place? No thanks!

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14. The sudden need to develop new skills.


Need to learn how to cook. What if Maggi is banned again? *Shudder*

15. Constant rollercoaster of emotions!


Why am I getting so emotional – I was just laughing a minute ago! Ah well.

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Published on Dec 16, 2015
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