Your closet's stuffed like a Thanksgiving turkey with Band-Aid dresses, sheer tights and club heels.
You realize your first few real paychecks are going to have to go toward buying new clothes. Your adult boyfriend is one who keeps you grounded, turning out the lights by 10 and keeping his drinking strictly for the weekends. All the girls who surround you barely look old enough to pass for While you were busy partying away your late teens and early twenties, you suddenly realize you forgot to do something very important — make real ride-or-die friends.
Your once gallant, carefree behavior seems immature and ridiculous. You no longer feel like "the world is your oyster," and "nothing can hold you down. You used to feel like you were at the center of it all — a whimsical party girl with all of the hookups. You look forward to this one night of fun all week long. You used to party every night -- and every night was the most exciting night of your life.
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It was an exciting time: I was young, I was free; I was a party girl. But as most things go, eventually this life began to wear on me — it began to feel tired. It stops being fun and starts being laborious. You have trouble cutting yourself off when you reach a buzz. You ditch the guy behind the DJ booth for a guy behind a desk. When you're sick, none of your club friends will take care of you. You have to completely alter your sleep schedule. Your night owl days are far behind you because the early bird catches the worm. You realize you're going to need to buy a whole new wardrobe.
You try not to resent your bae for never wanting to go out. On the rare occasion you do end up at the club, you realize you're the oldest girl there. It makes you feel old, which only makes you grumpy. Your emergency contact is still your mom. Having a cigarette makes you feel like a criminal. You fear permanent damage from your previous lifestyle choices. You don't want it coming undone while you dance. If you want to wear your long hair down for part of the night, try pulling it back in a ponytail when you dance.
For a classier look, you can also try a bun or some other type of updo. Just make sure your hair is secure before you go out. If it starts to come undone halfway through the night, it's better to just take your hair down completely. Find your confidence. A party girl will enjoy partying most when she's self-confident and happy with herself.
Self-confidence will boost your charisma and make you the life of the party. Build your self-confidence , be confident and develop your self-esteem. Even if you don't feel confident, do your best to pretend. If you aren't naturally outgoing, challenge yourself to change that. If you have a habit of self-deprecation, work on curbing that.
Surprisingly, maintaining good posture goes a long way towards boosting confidence. Keep your back straight and your shoulders dropped. Posture like this will have you both looking and feeling more confident than you would slouching. Find the right party. A fun-loving party girl will be discriminating about which parties she chooses to go to. Choose ones you know will be packed. A near-empty house party is no fun. Try to hit up the popular clubs in your city on a regular basis. Have a squad.
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Squads, posses, or "girl gangs" are all the rage right now. Going out with a large group of other girls makes socializing much easier.
When you're with a bunch of friends, you'll always have someone to talk to. Are you self-conscious about getting on the dance floor? Just ask some of your girlfriends to join you! Arrive fashionably late. If you're going to a party, don't arrive when the invitation says it starts. Ten to twenty minutes later than that is the minimum for looking cool, but holding off for an hour or more may be more appropriate. Regardless, you don't want to be one of the only people there. Peak hours for nightclubs are usually around 11 pm or midnight until closing.
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This is the window you'll want to arrive during if you want to have a wild time. If you have trouble getting into trendy clubs at peak hours, showing up early may be for the best. That way, when the place fills up you'll already be there and ready to have fun. Dance all night. If you can't dance, watch the others and copy them. You'll get the hang of it soon enough. Just let the music move you and keep your movements minimal until you feel more confident. If you're already a great dancer, weave lots of dancing into your party nights out.
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Dancing is liberating, energizing and a good excuse to work around the floor and connect with many people. Dance with your friends or anyone on the floor you'd like to dance with. Know how to hold your booze. Most party girls are known for their heavy drinking, but this doesn't mean you have to follow suit. If you're drinking, drink just enough to have fun and be a little more outgoing.
Don't drink so much that your speech slurs or you have problems staying upright in your heels. Remember this: Vomiting and talking to the wall are neither sexy nor fun. Learn to pace yourself. Alcohol tolerance is different for every person.
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If you're new to alcohol, it's best to practice with a few friends in a controlled environment like your house. You don't want to find out what your limits are at a crowded, chaotic club. Know when to stop and know when to say no. If you're not drinking, or at least drinking at a slower pace than everyone else, do your best to hide it. Always have a drink in your hand; it just doesn't have to be alcoholic. Instead of sipping water from a cooler cup, have it in a glass, preferably with a slice of lime.
This will help you keep from standing out, which may make people pressure you into drinking more than you want to. Consider caffeine instead. Energy drinks are popular in the party scene and will help you to keep dancing all night. Method Three of Five: Socializing Edit. Learn how to introduce yourself.
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If you're looking to make new friends or find a special someone, partying can be a good way to meet new people. Don't be afraid to talk to random strangers in a club. Most people are there to socialize. Practice small talk. When you're out having a good time, you'll be meeting a lot of new people. Small talk lets you break the ice with someone you'd like to know better.
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It's also a great way to pass time when there's a long line for the bathroom. Some topics that make good small talk include: Your opinion about the music the DJ is playing. How the other person found out about the venue or knows the host. What you plan on doing for an upcoming holiday, or how you spent a recent one. Compliment some aspect of the other person's outfit. Make yourself the indispensable go-to girl for news, information, shared friends and help. Exchange numbers and business cards with people you meet.