27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

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Spoiler alert for life: You were wrong about literally everything.

1. Going to bed at a reasonable hour is, contrary to what you used to believe, extremely cool.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

2. And naps are wonderful, beautiful, incredible things that nobody can keep you away from.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

3. Almost every book or movie you loved as a child had extremely questionable moral lessons.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

4. There is nothing in the world more annoying than teenagers, and you’re deeply apologetic for everything you did during the last decade of your life.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

5. In order to see your friends, you actually have to make an effort to see your friends.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

6. Getting asked for ID at bars is not fun and exciting, it’s tedious. Please just give me my damn beer.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

7. Hangovers are real. *Thinks wistfully of college when you could drink five nights a week and still function.*

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

8. If you don’t do your dishes, they stay dirty. If you don’t do your laundry, you have no underwear. It is shameful that this took over two decades to learn.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

9. At no point does waking up early and going to the gym become easy or fun. Maturity is a myth.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

10. On the contrary, everything that was mildly difficult five years ago is basically impossible now.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

11. “Networking” is the most necessary and most evil of necessary evils.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

12. All the qualities you used to find attractive in other people were dumb.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

Now you know that “sexy” is just shorthand for “someone who will bring me McDonald’s at 5 a.m. and still love me when I don’t shave my legs.”

13. Your parents are actually the coolest people ever and you’d trade anything to hang out with them all the time.

Your parents are actually the coolest people ever and you'd trade anything to hang out with them all the time.

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14. It’s surprisingly rare and special to be able to make a living doing what you love.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

15. Sometimes parts of your body will ache and be in pain for no reason and there’s nothing you can do about it.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

16. Unwanted bodily hair will appear and disappear of its own accord. You will spend years of life getting rid of it.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

17. At some point you have to begrudgingly admit that keeping track of your finances is probably a good idea.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

18. Bars with ample seating and mid-level music are FAR superior to bars with few seats and loud music.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

19. There’s more to the world than your hometown, your college town, and your Cancun spring break.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

Now if only someone would give you an unlimited travel budget and vacation days.

20. Most relevant celebrities are suddenly younger than you and “What am I doing with my life?” is a daily question.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

21. You don’t have to be a gourmet chef, but being able to not burn down your house every time you enter the kitchen is a necessary life skill.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

22. Every way you ever wore your hair was wrong and embarrassing.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties
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…And there’s no guarantee that you have it right currently.

23. If you’d have done even half of the assigned reading in college, you’d be 1,000 times smarter.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

24. You’d rather have five solid friends than 50 kinda-sorta friends.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

25. “Time flies” isn’t just a cute saying. It really does speed up until you’re the kind of person that’s surprised on the 1st of every month.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

26. Remember when you were little and you thought grown-ups had all the answers? Yeah, no one knows shit.

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties

27. Except your parents. Shockingly, your parents were right about literally everything. Especially this:

27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties
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