Vanessa Hudgens' break up with boyfriend of 9 years sparks debate about dating in your twenties

Joanna Taylor
Thursday 16 January 2020 12:15
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Vanessa Hudgens broke up with her boyfriend of nine years and people are conflicted about what it means for dating through your twenties.

The High School Musical star, now 31, began her relationship with actor Austin Butler in 2011 when she was 22. The pair have now reportedly split.

People described her break up as their "worst nightmare".

Many questioned why the former couple didn't get married or even engaged during their decade-long romance.

But others pointed out that breaking up with someone when you're thirty doesn't mean your life is over.

And there are worst things in life than a relationship coming to an end, even if it lasted a really long time.

Newsflash: relationships don't have to lead to marriage.

There are other ways to live your life.

Hudgens is slaying, anyway.

And whilst she'll never escape the High School Music association...

Pleaaasse stop asking her to get back with Zac Efron.

Women can be single and in their thirties at the same time. It's not like a crime or anything.

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