The reality of life in your 20s, plus the highs and lows of young adult life, and setting boundaries with an overly strict parent.
Featured musical artist: James Peden
Roundtable: Expectations Vs. Reality of Life in Your 20s
In college, you dreamed about doing big things when you launched into adulthood. But then the real world hit: bills to pay, assignments to finish, a job to find, and learning to be an adult on every level. The truth is, reality doesn’t always live up to our expectations. Your 20s are a decade of excitement, but also a time of overwhelming changes and even disappointments. Our guests share the good, bad and ugly of being a 20-something today. They also discuss ways to maximize this season in all its ups and downs.
Culture: The Gap Decade
When Katie Schnack found herself drained by a job she hated, it seemed like her whole world was falling apart. But even then, God was working things out behind the scenes. Katie joins us to explain how the decade of your 20s is really a journey about trusting God and figuring life out, even during the hard times. Whether life is great or not for you right now, this conversation will give you hope as a young adult who wants to move forward in what God has for you.
Inbox: Parental Overload
Her mom set very strict standards for her growing up, and is still trying to impose these standards on her as a young adult. She now feels manipulated into making the “right” decisions in everything from career to dating. Is it time to set some boundaries in the relationship? Counselor Geremy Keeton weighs in.
Unlocking Your Family Patterns
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