Turning 30 in Charts and Graphs by Cecilia Rabess
So you're turning 30 (or you've already turned 30, or you will one day turn 30), and you're saying to yourself, "I'm so excited!" but also "I'm so scared!" (a reference that, if you get, by the way, means you are definitely almost 30.) But which is it? Exciting? Scary? The reason your lower back suddenly hurts? The answer is yes, yes, yes, and, sadly, yes. But don't take my word for it; the data backs me up. Check out this completely scientific analysis of what it means to turn the dirty 30.