Now that you’re confidently on board as a grown-ass woman, let’s talk about execution. Because being an adult also means you don’t always need to text a friend. Or a handyman. Or your mom.
Here, 23 down-and-dirty life skills that have you all, “I’ve got this.”
1. How to eat out--by yourself.
2. How, exactly, you take your martini.
3. But how to cut yourself off before you’ve had too much.
4. And how to flirt with a man without going home with him.
5. How to apply mascara without poking yourself in the eye.
6. And lipstick without using a mirror.
7. How to scramble, fry or poach an egg.
8. How to address a flat tire (even if it just means calling AAA).
9. How to operate a power drill.
10. And drive a stick shift.
11. How to negotiate a job offer.
12. How to do your own taxes.
13. How to sew a button.
14. How not to be a giant spaz during a gyno exam.
15. Or a bikini wax.
16. Or a plane flight.
17. How to extract yourself from a toxic friendship.
18. And how to clear your schedule for a lifelong pal.
19. How to stop apologizing.
20. How to ask for help.
21. How to conduct a breast exam.
22. How to know when it's time to go to sleep.
23. How to treat yo’self.