A collection of essays from the blog 20-Nothings.com
20-Nothings.com - the website that prompted this collection - started because no one could properly define what made someone a slut, or if/when you tell your boss you’re miserable at your job, or how to confess to your best guy friend that you'd actually prefer him as your boyfriend.
The hysterical confusion of this either most definitive or least important decade of our lives needed a group forum - 40% relationship issues, 20% life questions, 10% guessed-at wisdom and the rest a mix of what-the-hells, and why did no one warn us about this??, and if he doesn’t call me in three more days, do I just call him again?
Socrates said true wisdom is in knowing that you know nothing, but Ace of Base fired back with some hard truth: life is demanding without understanding.
We 20-nothings are just trying to land somewhere in between.
Jessie Rosen has been writing the blog 20-Nothings.com since December 2007. Her work has also been featured in Marie Claire and the Daily Beast as well as in syndication on MSN. Rosen writes, lives, and works in Manhattan - in that order.