Reddit dating hell
You can’t remember the last time you snapped out of a hangover in a few hours, and the sudden realisation that lying in on the weekend messes with your sleeping pattern in the week makes you feel very, very, mortal indeed.
After all, they are of the generation that were homeowners with 2.4 children and a Saab when they met 30. For you, pay day is when you you throw your money into a black hole of rent and debt. “Sorry, my mum says I’m not allowed,” isn’t really an acceptable answer in your mid-twenties when you are asked to something you don’t particularly want to. Will you feel bad about binge-eating fried chicken and watching Netflix for hours on the weekend because you’re truly exhausted? As one Reddit user bluntly put it: “Six months ago I was a depressive wreck.
“One of the guys becomes super aggressive saying he is competitive and he will treat me right, the other is asking for my phone number telling me he is lying in bed and the conversation (without me steering it) is turning increasingly sexual in nature though I tell him I'm not comfortable with it.I have never, ever cried after sex and I’m a sexual creature with good and bad experiences over my life.However, the combination of his lies, manipulation, and then shitty sex just… One minute you’re knocking back tequila shots at the student bar dressed as a Power Ranger, the next you’re trapped behind a desk for nine hours a day and consider perfecting your baking technique as the best use of your Saturday night. You’re in your mid-twenties and you wonder “how the hell did I get here? Now, every nugget of information on the planet has a price tag slapped on it, and you wish you paid a little more attention at school. Or the equally exhausted “real adult” with the marriage and the perfect children that everyone else gawps at on Facebook. That's crazy." and then next winter Ethan's engaged, and then another marriage, and a few more, and pretty soon you're at your third wedding that summer and everyone's like, 'It'll happen for you so soon. As one Reddit user put it: “20 = Get absolutely f***** trashed, puke all over the bathroom, wake up 2 hours earlier than normal feeling completely refreshed.” “28 = Drink right up to the brink of nearly throwing up.” To make matters worse, despite two decades in education you quickly realise that adulthood is a lie. Secretly, you post painstakingly curated status updates while mopping up your toddler’s vomit. Can't even look at a bottle of beer without getting queasy for the next 3 days.” birthday cards, you are filled with dread as you realise at least 25 per cent of your life has gone.