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What It’s Like To Be 42

Vs. what I thought it would be like

photo by Jon Tyson / Unsplash

When I was in my 20s, I remember feeling excited, invigorated and also, scared.

I wondered about the future a lot. What would it be like for me? Would I have a family, a car, a house like my parents did?




Some mothers have kidS, as in plural. Other moms are One And Done.

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Jessica Delfino

Jessica Delfino

I write about life with 1 husband, 1.5 kids, 1 cat, at times funny. Bylines: New Yorker, The NY Times, The Atlantic, McSweeney’s.

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