30 Signs You’re Almost 30

1. You get carded, and your first instinct is, “AWESOME.”

30 Signs You're Almost 30

2. Instead of drunken party photos, your Facebook friends are all about the baby pics.

Instead of drunken party photos, your Facebook friends are all about the baby pics.

3. ...and marathon times.

...and marathon times.

4. You get super excited when you go to a concert and there are SEATS.

You get super excited when you go to a concert and there are SEATS.

5. You start a story with “when I was in college” and realize that was 10 years ago.

30 Signs You're Almost 30

6. When you watch teen movies/TV shows, you find yourself siding more with the parents than the kids.

When you watch teen movies/TV shows, you find yourself siding more with the parents than the kids.

7. You’ve gone to a bar and left because it was too loud.

30 Signs You're Almost 30

8. You have 10,000 business cards from old jobs that you have no idea what to do with.

You have 10,000 business cards from old jobs that you have no idea what to do with.

9. You’ve become a sunscreen nazi.

You've become a sunscreen nazi.

... to make up for years of neglect.

10. You find cool celebs who are in their early thirties and think, There’s still hope.

11. You’re getting increasingly scared to check your credit score.

30 Signs You're Almost 30

12. You’re seriously thinking about getting a dog. No, having a baby. No, definitely getting a dog.

You're seriously thinking about getting a dog. No, having a baby. No, definitely getting a dog.

13. You’d rather pay a little more for a “nice, clean” hotel room than cram into a hostel with 12 of your friends.

You'd rather pay a little more for a "nice, clean" hotel room than cram into a hostel with 12 of your friends.

14. Everything cool is being marketed to people younger than you now.

30 Signs You're Almost 30

15. You’ve definitely lost the enzyme that lets you digest Taco Bell.

You've definitely lost the enzyme that lets you digest Taco Bell.

16. There’s an increasing number of musical artists you haven’t even heard of.

There's an increasing number of musical artists you haven't even heard of.

17. Every night you’re like:

30 Signs You're Almost 30

18. You’ve experienced the dreaded TWO-DAY hangover:

30 Signs You're Almost 30

19. You realize your parents were your age (or younger!) when they had you, and you start cutting them some major slack.

You realize your parents were your age (or younger!) when they had you, and you start cutting them some major slack.

...and you view them more and more as friends.

20. Running hurts your knees. The elliptical hurts your knees. Everything hurts.

30 Signs You're Almost 30

21. Teen slang makes you viscerally angry.

Teen slang makes you viscerally angry.

22. You start buying shoes based on “comfort.”

You start buying shoes based on "comfort."

23. An 11-year-old has to show you how to do something on your smartphone.

30 Signs You're Almost 30

24. Weekend nights: Instead of having two drinks at four different bars, you have two drinks at one bar then go home.

30 Signs You're Almost 30

25. You voluntarily buy the “fiber” cereal.

You voluntarily buy the "fiber" cereal.

26. You get really excited about lame stuff, like low interest rates.

30 Signs You're Almost 30

27. You wonder, seriously, how you ever pulled an all-nighter.

30 Signs You're Almost 30

28. You’ve uttered the phrase, “I’m too old for music festivals.”

You've uttered the phrase, "I'm too old for music festivals."

29. You’ve graduated from Ikea to West Elm.

You've graduated from Ikea to West Elm.

...or you at least WANT to.

30. You have been to a party where at least two of your friends brought their babies.

You have been to a party where at least two of your friends brought their babies.

Share this with your friends and brighten up their day.
X

Sign up for more great content, straight to your inbox!

Close

You are Not Logged In

Connect With Us Using Facebook

Close

X

HELP US KEEP IT REAL...

Liking or sharing this content enable us to keep serving you up the freshest content on the web.

Don't Show Again

Please Share This Page

We rely on word of mouth. Take a moment to share this with your friends.

Close

Inline HTML Inline HTML Inline HTML Inline HTML