Fairy Tales For Twentysomethings Are Exactly As Depressing As You Imagined

Let’s face it, you don’t need fairy tales when you’re a kid, when your whole world is a metaphorical warm sack of amniotic fluids full with all the food, love…

Julie Gerstein | March 27, 2013 - 10:20 am

Dear NY Times, Here’s Why I Haven’t “Grown Up.” Love, A 20-Something

Yesterday I received the same message via email, text, tweet and wall post no fewer than a dozen times:

“I’m sure you’ve already seen this, but …”


Lemondrop | August 19, 2010 - 8:45 pm

How Much Financial Responsibility Should A 20-Something Have?

I am not great with money. I think the problem is I don’t love money. Don’t get me wrong, I love material things, but money in and of itself doesn’t…

Ali Jawin | June 28, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Is Narcissism Keeping You Single?

It’s no secret that people are getting married later these days than in previous generations, and in this culture of hook-ups and “modern female dating anxiety,” we’re at no loss…

Wendy Atterberry | June 10, 2009 - 1:00 pm

“Self” Profiles Single, Pregnant, & Panicked 20-somethings

Thanks to Amy Benfer at Broadsheet for pointing out this article in the new issue of Self, called “Single, Pregnant and Panicked,” about the trend of twentysomething women having unplanned…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 27, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Where Are All The Style Icons At?!

Liz Jones, a columnist for the U.K.’s Daily Mail thinks our generation has a problem — we don’t have any style icons! Sure, we’ve got women like Michelle Obama and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 9, 2009 - 6:30 pm