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5 common mistakes every woman makes

26 June 2015, 10:24 Winnie Mwirikia

We learn a lot of lessons while growing up, but none of these lessons come easy.

If you never fail, you never learn. Here are some few of the common mistakes every woman makes somewhere along the way:

Becoming too obsessed with your looks

Blowing a whole paycheck on something useless like really expensive make up or a trendy clad you saw online to try and see how you would look in it means that you are too obsessed with how you look. You try to lose weight in vain and benchmark yourself against Amber Rose or Kim Kardashian. When you realize that you can't attain it, that is when you learn that there is no point killing yourself to lose a little vanity weight when you're already a hot piece just the way you are.

Mixing your partying life with the professional one

Letting your social life interfere with your profession. Deciding you won't drink too much when you go out in the evening but you get wasted anyway and the next day at work is hell. You feel drowned all morning and mentally hazy in an important meeting and you realized you never want to feel that way again. That is when you learn that balancing an adult professional life and pleasure takes a lot of effort.

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Wearing something trendy because everyone else is wearing it

Not because it makes you feel good, but because everyone is wearing. Eventually you realize you are your own woman and do not deserve a full day or night of discomfort in an effort to copy some trend that makes sense for Catylin Jenner, who probably doesn't have to wait in line for cabs. You learn your clothes should make you feel good and comfortable. Remember we all have different types of bodies and some trends are better when done on the runway.

Getting fired early in your career

This is common with young women. They have mixed priorities and no demanding responsibilities. When you have no demanding responsibilities, getting fired is neither an unfortunate situation nor a big deal you think, because you realize that a place that fires you is not the one you want to work for. Besides, getting fired is the push you need to leave and take another step toward your dream job.

Staying in an abusive relationship for too long

Obsessing over someone who isn't interested in you. You never get to learn who and what not to waste your time on and never even realize your self-worth. That relationship you want so badly just doesn't work. Eventually when you grow wiser you learn that sometimes fascination and the whole craziness of obsession isn’t enough to keep the relationship.

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