30 Bad Relationship Habits You *Desperately* Need To Lose By Age 30

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Before you hit the big 3-0, here's what to give the ole heave-ho.

Being an overgrown child is not sexy. Here are some dating habits to break by the time you turn 30, gathered from our wise staff:

30. Dating. *Cue uncomfortable laughter.*

29. Sleeping on a futon. 

28. Drinking until you're blackout drunk.

27. Wearing dresses that don't properly cover your a**. 

26. Staying in hostels, especially in dorm rooms with strangers. 

25. Obsessing over your high school sweetheart.

24. Obsessing over your college sweetheart. 

23. Using the "f-bomb" every 5 seconds.

22. Wearing your makeup to bed. 

21. Staying out all night. 

20. Making out with 21-year-olds at parties.

19. Living with your parents.

18. Dating someone who lives with their parents. (Although some people make a convincing case for the opposite.)

17. Borrowing money from your parents to take someone on a date.

16. Having multiple one-night stands.

14. Making out with your BFFs at bars for attention. 


13. Making out with your boyfriend at bars for attention.

12. Carrying a torch for anyone you haven't seen in the last five years.

11. Declaring an entire gender "all jerks."

10. Skipping regular gyno exams. 


9. Crushing on Justin Bieber.

8. Expecting a man/knight in shining armor to swoop in and save her.

7. Using Tinder to pick up guys. 

6. Expecting a man to do all the wooing.

And a few, courtesy of Twitter:

5. @GiaKaleena You shouldn't date anyone under 25.

4. @gfernandez1989 Going to nightclubs every weekend and getting drunk. Have some morals and responsibilities.

3. @MacTalian Saying: "I'll settle down when I get older."

2. @nicoletteee_x Dating teenage boys.

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