20 Brutal Truths All 20-Somethings Need to Hear

Being in your 20s, especially during a time when Millennials seem to be a hot topic of discussion, is tough.It’s this weird limbo stage when you are considered an adult, but you really aren’t fluent in adult language or responsibilities yet. You need help filing your taxes. You don’t really understand how your 401(k) works. You want to invest because you heard investing is smart, but you don’t know where to start. You are financially independent but you’re not really sitting on a cushion. You know what you like but you’re not really sure if you like it enough to do it for the rest of your life.It’s this confusing time when nothing seems to be set in stone, and yet you feel like you’re expected to have everything figured out and ready to go.As a fellow 20-something, here are 20 brutal truths I had to learn the hard way–and which ended up making me a better person for it.1. Nobody cares.Nobody cares if you didn’t have enough time. If your toilet flooded. If you weren’t feeling well. If you are “going through a tough time.” Some people do–they care a little bit, and want to make sure you’re OK. But in general, nobody cares. Everyone has “stuff” going on in their lives, and it’s on you to figure it out and stay on top of your responsibilities.

Source: 20 Brutal Truths All 20-Somethings Need to Hear | Inc.com

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