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Confused Shrugging Young Woman

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I’m a beautiful 30-year-old woman who is gainfully employed, a follower of God, single (but with many handsome prospects) and many amazing things going for me. But sometimes, I feel like I don’t have it together and am nowhere near figuring this life thing out. Sound like you? I hope so because I don’t want to be alone in this!

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I feel like there’s a ton of things that I just don’t understand or have. Someone help!

Almost 10 years ago, Glamour created a list, 30 Things Every Woman Should Have and Should Know by the Time She’s 30. And now that list is a book and it’s been widely shared and revered.

However, we couldn’t help but notice there were some significant things that were missing from the list that every 30 year-old woman should make sure that she has in her life. Check out these 30 things you should have by 30 or even in your 30s to carry you through the rest of your abundant and beautiful life. How many do you have already?

1. A resume that’s true

 

2. Your favorite wine/cocktail on lock

 

3. Unshakable Confidence

 

4. A nice piece of furniture that’s not from college or second-hand

 

 5. Real workout clothes and not old tights and a T-shirt

 

6. Real and matching lingerie

 

7. Still no idea on how to date

 

8. A reason to smile like this at least once a day

 

9. Your signature look

 

10. A dress that makes you feel like…

 

 11. A pair of sneakers that looks cute with everything

 

 12. A relationship with your father & if that’s impossible, you’ve at least made peace with whatever relationship you have with him

 

13. At least one devastating heartbreak

 

 14. A nice suit that you’ve invested in

 

 15. Sheets with a ridiculous amount of thread counts

 

 16. A set of friends you can be yourself around

 

17. All kinds of insurance

 

 18. A good library of books

 

19. Your own set of tools

 

20. All the “-ologists”: Gyno, Derm, Psych, Weave, etc. on call

 

21. A sex toy that gets the job done

 

22. A reliable booty call

 

23. A workout regimen

 

24. The ability to not take yourself too seriously

 

25. Sufficient & effective networking skills

 

26. Nice jewelry–not from H&M, Forever 21 or Claire’s

 

 27. A neighborhood place where everyone knows your name

 

 28. The sense to go against cliches

 

29. A nice bag you can carry all your work items, also known as “not a tote”

30. Something to believe in

 

 

30 Things Every 30 Year-Old Woman Must Have To Keep Her Life From Being In Shambles was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

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