You might wonder why I am talking about love in your twenties when you are supposed to be thinking about your career and business but listen.
In her book, ‘The Defining Decade’, Meg Jay emphasizes that when you claim a path, you are not settling but starting. It is important to realize that you are different everywhere you go.
‘Shoulds’ masquerade themselves as goals or high standards. Shoulds feel like obligations and like we have to do them because we should. They are not authentic at all.
Once you have seen your peers going off to big countries and having the time of their lives, you start to think that you have failed because the furthest you have gone all year long is outside your house to get milk.
These are the dreams we have lost sight of or the truths we sense
but don’t say out loud. We all have that one dream that we have learned to not talk about because we are afraid of how we will look like.
There is always this deep desire to have the most fun but also this pressure to at least know where you are going because once you hit thirty, you are expected to have a family and a good job. But at what point do you start pursuing that job deeply and having serious relationships that could lead to a good marriage?