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Hi Mom, I’m Home!

One in five people in their 20s and early 30s is currently living with his or her parents. And 60 percent of all young adults receive financial support from them. … The common explanation for the shift is that people born in the late 1980s and early 1990s came of age amid several unfortunate and overlapping economic trends. Those who graduated college as the housing market and financial system were imploding faced the highest debt burden of any graduating class in history. Nearly 45 percent of 25-year-olds, for instance, have outstanding loans, with an average debt above $20,000… And more than half of recent college graduates are unemployed or underemployed, meaning they make substandard wages in jobs that don’t require a college degree.”

Read on: It’s Official: The Boomerang Kids Won’t Leave

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Newsreel from 1944 covering I Am an American Day, promoted through the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Thirty-five nations celebrated at the Pasadena Rose Bowl. The nations/groups featured in this gif set are India, Greece, Korea, Poland, Holland, Hungary, Scotland, France, Mexico, Native American (referred to as Original Americans in the 1944 newsreel), the Philippines, and China.

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Zoom alexandraelle:

gentle reminder. #anote2self


gentle reminder. #anote2self

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Zoom kim-asterisk:


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I think the reason why twentysomethings are so fixated on age is because we feel a pressure to be a certain way at 23, at 25, at 29. There are all of these invisible deadlines with our careers and with love and drinking and drugs. I can’t do coke at 25. I need to be in a LTR at 27. I can’t vomit from drinking at 26. I just can’t! We feel so much guilt for essentially acting our age and making mistakes. We’re obsessed with this idea of being domesticated and having our shit together. It’s kind of sad actually because I don’t think we ever fully get a chance to enjoy our youth. We’re so concerned about doing things “the right way” that we lose any sense of pleasure in doing things the wrong way. Youth may be truly wasted on the young.

Why Do Twentysomethings Always Feel So Old | Ryan O’Connell  (via iarnasoldat)

Hence why I had major anxiety about turning 30. But truth is, I’m way more secure in who I am at 30 than I ever was in my 20’s.

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Always reblog NSYNC the day before May

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