6 Things 25+ Women Can Relate To

July 17, 2021

I was shocked to find out that after you turn 25, your body experiences a set of changes. They call it second puberty. Like the first one, it’s different for everyone. The changes could come at 30+ or there would be no changes at all. In my experience and that of those around me, here’s a list of six things that happens to your body when you turn 25 

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1. Bad knees

Remember when everybody was doing the Megan knees challenge? I didn’t even bother participating because I know what my knees can and cannot do before it turns to story that touch. Congratulations to everyone who pulled it off. 

2. Libido changes

I have heard (in case my mother is reading this) that your libido changes when you turn 25. My friend’s libido reduced and I have read stories of women saying their libido increased after they turned 25. It might be different for you. 

3. Menstrual cycle changes

This one is the wildest one. My period went from steady four days to three days with more pain than usual. Menstrual cycle changes are sometimes indicative of other things so it’s helpful to see a gynaecologist as often as you can when you turn 25.  

4. Men become more annoying

You can’t argue with me on this one. Old o, young o. 

5. You might be 25 but your back will be 60

After spending hours of our lives sitting down with our back hunched over, what did we expect? Computer generation loun loun. 

6. Forgetting people’s names 

I swear my memory was sharper before I turned 25. Sometimes I can’t even remember whether or not I have met a person. 

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