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TV Shows to Watch in Your 30s

35 TV Shows That Capture the Insanity of Being in Your 30s

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Here's a secret that the world appears to be trying to keep quiet: being in your 30s can be just as confusing as being in your 20s. Despite what the movies tell you, there's an excellent chance you won't have it all together by the stroke of midnight on your 30th birthday. Or your 35th. Or even your 39th. You may still be searching for career fulfillment, your love life might still be a hot mess, and you will definitely hear your favorite song from your teen years on the golden oldies station. It's a weird time, and thankfully, it's one that TV has chronicled in beautiful, excruciating detail.

From shows about parenting woes to series that prove there's no expiration date on fresh starts, these shows are for anyone staring down the big 3-0 and beyond.

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