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First child at 28? Second child at 31? What do you think of this list of 'Life Milestones'?

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We're just been reading a list of 'life's 25 major milestones' and we're wondering how you measure up to them. (We certainly don't!)

According to the list, drawn up from a study of 2000 adults by Amigo Loans, we have our first kiss at 15, our first child at 28, our second child at 31 – and are taking two holidays a year by the age of 36!

Here's the full list of 25. Have a look and see how many you can tick off/imagine you'll be able to tick off at that age...

First kiss: 15

First full-time job: 19

Pass driving test: 20

First holiday with friends: 21

Move out/rent with friends: 22

Buy first car: 22

First holiday with partner: 23

Be a bridesmaid/best man: 23

Rent on your own: 24

Get engaged: 25

Rent with a partner: 25

Get married: 27

Buy first flat: 27

Have first child: 28

First house: 29

Start earning average wage: 30

Have second child: 31

Buy brand-new car: 32

Become a manager at work: 34

Think about starting/start a business: 35

Move to second home: 36

Start enjoying 2 holidays a year: 36

Start earning 40K: 37

Look at buying/buy property to let: 39

Retire: 60

What do you think? Does this list of Life Milestones sound realistic to you? Does it reflect your life/how you think your life might pan out? Or is it wildly unrealistic or even in the wrong order?

Do let us know your thoughts by adding a post to this discussion. We'd love to know. (And my first kiss DEFINITELY wasn't at 15!)

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  • Hahahha I measure up to none of this whatsoever! Let's see - 

    First kiss: 12

    First full-time job: 17

    Pass driving test: 17

    First holiday with friends: never been!

    Move out/rent with friends: never done!

    Buy first car: still haven't - it's my husbands  

    First holiday with partner: 17

    Be a bridesmaid/best man: 7

    Rent on your own: never done

    Get engaged: 20

    Rent with a partner: never done - bought at 18

    Get married: 22

    Buy first flat: 18

    Have first child: 24

    First house: 22

    Start earning average wage: 23

    Have second child: 26

    Buy brand-new car: with husband at 25

    Become a manager at work: 23

    Think about starting/start a business: 21

    Move to second home: 22

    Start enjoying 2 holidays a year: dont think I ever will!

    Start earning 40K: havent yet!

    Look at buying/buy property to let: bought at 18, rented it out at 22

    Retire: havent yet - will probably be 80 before I can!

  • First kiss:No idea!

    First full-time job: 19

    Pass driving test: 19

    First holiday with friends: Never 

    Move out/rent with friends: never

    Buy first car: 18 

    First holiday with partner: 21

    Be a bridesmaid/best man: never

    Rent on your own: never

    Get engaged: 24

    Rent with a partner: never

    Get married: 25

    Buy first flat: 22

    Have first child: 26

    First house: 24

    Start earning average wage: I don't yet

    Have second child: Not yet 

    Buy brand-new car: Not yet

    Become a manager at work: 24

    Think about starting/start a business: never

    Move to second home: 24

    Start enjoying 2 holidays a year: never

    Start earning 40K: never!

    Look at buying/buy property to let: not yet

    Retire: not yet

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