Our 20s are meant to be the best years of our lives. The years in which we can be completely selfish, let loose, and ignore the consequences of bad decisions.
We’re allowed to make mistakes because hey – we have to learn somehow, right?
Our 20s are the years of going to college, binge-drinking, traveling the world, making new friends (losing old friends), hook-ups, break-ups, make-ups, ‘testing the waters’ (whatever that means to you), finding out and improving who we are, immersing ourselves in our careers and basically doing whatever the hell we want.
To be honest, sometimes a long-term relationship can just get in the way of all that fun.
If you’re strongly considering taking the plunge, and diving head first into a ‘serious thing’ in your 20s, make sure you keep these few things in mind: