Becoming an adult can be a difficult transformation and mistakes will happen along the way as you learn. Some of the most common mistakes have a long-term, negative impact on your life. It takes time to get your life in order, especially if you keep stumbling on your path. Learn from other's mistakes before you have to learn them for yourself.
Your 20’s can be a whirlwind of what the fuck!? It's also an essential time for you to discover who you are and what you want out of life - with the least amount of obstacles.
Luckily, some mistakes can effortlessly be avoided.
Mistake #1. Rushing into a marriage
Your taste in partners will change over time.
When you’re in your early 20s you 'll fall in love and it will seem like a dream. You think it'll always be that way so you get…show more content… True, having a life partner is great, but you have to be mature enough to realize it won’t fall into place perfectly and stay that way forever. It takes work to make a relationship last.
Mistake #2. Getting pregnant right after marriage
Know the costs of having kids.
Even if you’ve saved up $10,000 to have a baby, that won’t even get you through half of the first year of your child’s life. It can cost $21,000 for the first year and a whopping $260,000 to raise a child to 18 years of age. This is just for the bare essentials – no fancy clothes or toys included.
Consider an IUD for Birth Control till you're ready to have kids
20% of children in the developed world will grow up in poverty. This is extremely detrimental to children and society. People who aren’t completely ready financially to bring a child into the world, should look into getting a Paragard IUD (or Intrauterine Device) for birth control.
I have an IUD (Paragard) and I recommend it to anyone. I never have to remember to take a pill because the Paragard IUD lasts 12 years and it has 0 hormones. This means no