For starters, we all thought we'd be able to afford an amazing New York apartment while only logging a couple of hours a week at a coffee shop where our other mildly employed friends spent all their free time hanging out with us while we sort of did our job. But that's just one example. Throughout our childhood, pop culture did what it always does and lied to us about how the real world works. Above, check out the ways in which our favorite movies and TV shows gave us false expectations about what our 20s would be all about.
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