20 Kickass Things About Being 40 (And Beyond)
Posted on February 5, 2014
Meant to do this earlier.
Yesterday, my brother posted this on Facebook — 40 Effed Up Things About Being 40 — and his crowd went wild. The author of the post, Amy Wruble, from Carriage Before Marriage is awesome, but in this case I’m going to disagree with her.
I thought 40 ROCKED.
As I told one of my best girlfriends, I see it like this:
- At 20 we’re just learning how to ask questions about life.
- At 30, we’re just starting to figure out what the important questions are.
- At 40, we’re finally learning some of the answers.
That’s a big damn deal.
Perhaps I wasn’t a normal twenty/thirtysomething (although I believe I was) but I worried A LOT.
I worried about grades in college and about dating.
I worried about my career and about finding “the one.”
I worried about money.
I worried about my future, and how I’d do the kid thing if…
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