1) Death. A woman's greatest risk of homicide is between 15 - 24. Intimate partners. It drops dramatically as you age.
2) Unplanned Pregnancy
3) Derailment of education/career goals
A woman's early 20s pretty much sets the foundation for the rest of her life.
Utimately, you're so temporary in their lives and yet mistakes in that time window will screw you.
Acquire an education based on YOUR passions & talents without the distraction of fantasizing some future with a guy that will never pan out (you're temporary).
By mid 20s, you're positioned for better
You won't have to rush settling down for marriage either. You can simply enjoy dating in the upper middle class (bound) dating market.
6 figure bound.
There's no excuse today.
The trend of #AssortativeMating now makes the headlines regularly.
It's not a secret. You can't claim ignorance. It's more prevalent than ever.
Your brain isn't officially done maturing until 25.
25 is considered your "prime" for looks, but that's subjective if you take care of yourself.
Data show men get serious about relationships between 26- 37.
They also know that they can delay children, so starting a family isn't something they'll be pressed to jump into.
Esp if they're not financially secure (not talking about scrub dudes- they're non factors here)
I've had exposure to them, but not long enough to fully understand that culture.
I came to my senses fairly quickly.
I'm a 42 yr old who can say I've never got fckd over after the age of 21.
I opted out 22 - 27.
I stopped dating. I finished school, started a business. Traveled the world.
Then tipped my toes back in at 27.
Dated higher market
Met Kevin at 28.
Married at 30.
Child at 35.
This is mine. I know upper middle class civilian culture. The top 20% - 1% earners. "Modest millionaires"
Here are some receipts
It's a *preference*.
I simply find men exhausting. They leave their marks on women. They seem to prematurely age us.
So I couldn't do #SerialMonogamy because I'm longterm goal-oriented and desired a partner.