Why 30 is the new 20

The Toronto Star -- Hamlet, Shakespeare's troubled prince of Denmark, is among the most unfocused heroes in literature. Faced with evidence of his father's murder by his uncle, he hems and haws over whether to avenge the death, pursue his girlfriend Ophelia, or just hang out with his buddies Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.


“It (is) a time of exploring your options, a time of freedom, a time of feeling that maybe choices are open to you, that doors have not yet closed,” says Texas Tech professor of human development Alan Reifman, who is working with Arnett to get the new life-stage recognized by other mental health practitioners.

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