Societal Pressures on & Internal Anxieties of an Almost-30-Year-Old Female

Societal Pressures on & Internal Anxieties of an Almost-30-Year-Old Female

Good evening everyone! If you’re around my terrifyingly-close-to-30 age, you’ve probably felt the pressures of what society seems to all out expect of you at this point in your life in terms of marriage, children, and your career. Worse, you’ve probably felt even more pressure from yourself in regards to these same topics. How does one woman balance all three, and what if you’re not on the same timeline as everyone else? What if these aren’t your priorities at all? And then there’s making time for your other responsibilities, friendships, hobbies, traveling, etc. on top of everything else. Pull my hair out! “Adulting” is indeed very hard.

When talking about topics such as these I do always feel the need to throw in an acknowledgment that these are “first world problems.” Alas, and thankfully, we do live in the first world, and I know this is the hottest topic of late between my girlfriends and I so I wanted to share my thoughts on it with you, as well as some methodologies I use for coping with the pressure. Enjoy!

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