You may hear many saying that 20s were the best years of their life, and how much they wish to go back. But friends, life in your 30s are way better than your early 20s were. Experience shows that early 20s were a life full of fear and anxiety towards many things. Therefore, in your 30s you have already self-discovered and self-realized many things and have a totally different attitude and approach towards life.
Hence, looking back at your early 20s and comparing it with your 30s, you will see the difference and the growth, that has been developed and then you realize that your early 20s were the worst years of your life. Many of the things, people, circumstances are still the same, the only thing that it is no more huge and frightening.
We bring you the reasons why your 30s are way better than your early 20s.
1. Eventually your stable
It’s almost like a nightmare in your early20s trying to figure out the meaning of being an adult and by the time you reach your 30s, you are eventually stable with a career, paying bills and have your act well organized.
2. Some good cash in hand to spend
Compared to your early 20s, where there was always a cash crunch, but now there’s actually a good amount of cash on hand to spend as you have learned the ropes of budgeting. Hence, you can afford what you desire.
3. Gained self-confidence
During your early 20s, you were lacking in confidence to decide and do many things, due to the fear of what the outcome or results could be like. Today you are more assertive along with confidence when facing challenges.
4. Dating is less scary
Earlier dating was a nightmare with fear of rejection and inferior complexes ruling us. And now in your 30s, you have reached the height of the negative drawbacks. Therefore no more dating jitters.
5. Weekends are more meaningful
A Friday night meant crashing drunk, late nights, bar hopping until you are dead walking. In your 30s weekend means a good healthy quality meal with close friends, decent chatting and come home early.
6. Staying home makes sense
Staying at home was so boring and painful in your early 20s, but now in your 30s staying back home is so valuable. Watching a flick on Netflix with your near and dear ones, with some popcorn and old wine is just great.
7. No more drinking to get drunk
No doubt, you drank then and you drink now, the difference is that today, you don’t drink to get drunk, which always resulted in hangovers at morning and waking up with strangers in bed.
8. A better vision and appreciation for the world
Before, traveling was restricted up to home, friends, campus and the local bars. Well, today you are able to afford and travel the world in comfort and style. Viewing and appreciating the world that you now get to see.
9. Being alone happily
In your 30s, you are able to take your lonely self in a happy stride. You don’t need to be surrounded by friends all the time, giving some space to yourself becomes your look out and your itinerary.
10. You enjoy doing house work
Shunning away and escaping house chores in our early 20s were a regular feature, but now we enjoy doing house work by doing our laundry, our dishes as we prefer to live in a clean atmosphere.
11. Halfway through your career
In your 30s, you are no more the newcomer in your office, now you’ve been shouldered with much more important tasks and challenges to meet, and almost halfway in achieving your goals.
12. Less stressing over petty things
When you reach the 30s, you’ll realize that it’s a waste of time to worry about all those petty things that used to stress you out earlier. In fact, you start enjoying the smaller things and utilize everything life has to offer.
13. You become health conscience
Health and being healthy becomes an important factor in life when you hit the 30s, which was never there in your early 20s. Today eating well, workouts, skin care schedules are your priority.
14. A boost to exercise
In your early 20s you were lazy doing hard exercises, but in your 30s it becomes easier as you have acknowledged a healthy lifestyle, hence, it’s a priority to hit the gym and burn some calories.
15. You get way better attractive
Since you are in the health movement, you will be finding yourself becoming way better attractive than you were earlier, trying every possibility to look way better and appealing.
16. Sex is way better
The sexual experience that you’ve gathered from your 20s to the 30s makes you a more matured person sexually, performing satisfactorily in bed with your partner as per the rules of sex.
17. Having an exclusive wardrobe
By being financially well off in your 30s, allows you to have a better collection of elegant clothes, shoes, perfume making your wardrobe exclusive and ready to wear, and getting dressed to kill for any occasions.
18. You value sleep
Now, when sleep comes you just sleep and that too even a proper eight hours of satisfying sleep. Because now health matters to you and you know, that not sleeping jeopardize the whole next day’s schedule.
19. You care a damn
By the time you reach your 30s you will just care the damn towards many things that happen around you, whether it’s people, places or things, none will bother you because of this attitude that’s been developed.
20. Having genuine true friends
You will realize who are your genuine true friends after many failures, backstabbing, let down you have had over the years. And these friends are here to stay for a long time.
21. Plenty of wisdom to share with younger people
Now, you will be in a position to help the younger crowd who is going through some crisis in their early 20s, by giving them that support with advice based on your personal experience.
22. No more dramas
There’s always plenty of drama that goes around, which now you just cannot afford or get involved with. Life becomes way better and peaceful from all that gossiping, controversies, back stabbing, whining, and fights.
23. Setting up principles and following it
Life has taught you more than enough to set up some principles for your own self, which you abide and strictly follow, no matter what happens. No one can dictate any terms to you.
24. Courage to do what you want
Finally, you have the freedom and the courage to do what you want the ifs, buts and because are a lie to you. Today there will be more courage in you to follow your dreams through a much difficult path.
25. You’ve learned to say ‘No’
Experience has taught you when to say no to yourself and to others, as those mistakes have taught you way better and made you realize where you stand in life today, what decisions to make and face consequences.