Things To Stop Caring About When You’re A Grown Woman

June 10, 2016  |  
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The best thing about becoming a grown woman? Handling your business like a grown woman. We all reach a certain age when it’s time to say goodbye to certain baggage. And when that time comes, it’s time to wave a hard goodbye to the things that used to bother us in the past. Gossiping girl clicks? Fashion faux pas? Those things are so high school — or they should be.

Once you stop wasting your energy on these worries, life gets a whole lot brighter. So whether you’ve shaken these loads off or you’re still in the process, these are things we should all work to let go. When we do it’s going to free up a lot of the time to handle grown woman business without the immature nonsense.

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Other People’s Opinions

Because at this point you’ve learned that whatever you do you or don’t do you, someone is going to be mad. You might as well make yourself happy.

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Fashion Rules

You know what women should wear after 30? Whatever they want.

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Unrealistic Body Images

By this time you know what does and doesn’t work for your body. And you know that health and happiness are more important.

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Nonsense Deadlines

Married by 27? No babies after 34? Maybe when you didn’t know any better. But now it’s clear that averages don’t mean anything. Everyone is on a timeline that works for them.

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Keeping It Cute In Bed

Not every man is great at taking the lead. But that’s OK. You’ve learned how to stop keeping it cute and start keeping it real about what you need to be satisfied too.

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Other People’s Nasty Attitudes

Some people are just permanently salty. Meet enough of them and you learn that it has more to do with them than you. It’s better to brush them off than sink down to their level.

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Childhood Trouble

Adulthood is the time to make peace with your back story, whether it’s by searching for forgiveness yourself or working it out with a professional if the issues are too big to do it yourself.

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Toxic Relationships

Not all friendships last forever. And it’s better to cut off a toxin than to let it keep poisoning your life.

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Obsessing Over Mistakes

They are only mistakes if you don’t move forward. They’re learning experiences when you let them teach you important lessons.

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Fitting In

When following the leader is no longer your thing, whatever crowd you’re in is the cool crowd.

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Who They Wanted You To Be

It’s your life and you know better than ever exactly what you want to do with it — and that that’s no one’s business but your own.

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What You Can’t Control

There will always be things that you have no power over. Better save your energy by focusing on the things you can control.

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What Other Women Think of You

It says more about their insecurities than your own. And you’ve learned how to gracefully step out of the shade.

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Comparing Yourself to Other Women

Because everyone’s journey is unique and we all have triumphs and struggles.

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