Many women who are in their 20's think that they should have their life completely together, all wrapped neatly in a big box with pretty wrapping paper and tied with a big beautiful red bow.
I used to be one of those women who felt that way. I felt that I should have finished college at 21, have a successful and lucrative career at 23, married to the love of my life when I'm 26, and a house and kids sometime before I'm 30. I used to be disappointed when those things didn't happen systematically.
For those who are married, who have kids, and who have a nice home, I applaud you. There is nothing wrong with having it all before you are 30. I'm telling those who don't have it all, to not worry so much, because those things will inevitably happen for you.
Finding love happens at different times for everyone. We may go on a hundred dates and may not even find the one. But you know what, it's all going to be okay because there is no need to rush. Wouldn't it be better to be single then to be in a horrible relationship with someone who isn't good for you? You deserve better than that.
Besides, our twenties aren't suppose to be about finding a man to adore and love you. It's about learning to accept who you are as an individual and learning to love yourself, flaws and all. Because if you don't even love yourself, how can you expect another human being to love and accept you?
So love yourself, chase your dreams, work towards your goals, go off and explore the world. This is what your twenties are supposed to be about. Marriage, kids, and a home to call your own, will happen when it's meant to be.