I would preach it to anyone for the first two years of my college experience. I think I had that realization after terrible high school relationships, one of which I took way too seriously due to the fact that I was still immature. College and other circumstances made me grow tremendously the past few years. These are the three things I recommend people do before committing to anyone. However, I am convinced it is one of the riskiest things you can ever do. The average age people are getting married these days is between
The 6 Stages Of Dating In Your 20s
The Guide to Dating In Your 30s
Sure, it was awesome, and I met some amazing people, but there are some things I wish I knew about dating then that I know now. Between 20 and 24, most people are looking for hookups or casual dating. If you never did a shot and a beer on date in your early twenties, you were dating completely wrong. If you want to class it up, you can always opt for a pickleback. Nothing says sophisticated early 20s dater like a shot of pickle juice with your shot of Kentucky Gentleman. All the best date spots for the year old crowd are going to be places with either free or cheap drinks and food. If you can find me a date bar with free pizza with each drink I order I am sold.
Read This For A ‘Dating In Your 20s’ Revelation
Everyone has a different version of what an actual relationship means, and no one needs to make any compromises for anyone else. You are so constantly able to communicate with each other and see what the other person is up to via social media, texting, etc , that you often forget to actually reach out and do some meaningful maintaining of the relationship. Everyone is so afraid of looking vulnerable because the dating market is so fast and free and commitment is so limiting, that no one really makes the first move about being honest with their feelings. Most everyone has roommates or, worse, lives with their parents , so loud sex is very often out of the question. And everyone needs a little loud sex every now and then.
As a result, our love lives take a lot of strange turns. You have a thriving career, a busy social calendar, and enough sex appeal to stop anyone dead in their tracks. You avoid relationships because who has time for that drama? Okay, something happened. Maybe your best friend got engaged.