You always here the phrase what society expects of you. Who is society anyway, and should you care? The short answer is No and the long answer is what follows.
The only person that should be guiding you down your life journey is yourself and of course trusted family and friends. You don't have to follow this so called, "Society Expects" notion as if there is a speaker when you walk out of your house dictating how it should be and in what time frame.
Here are the "should's" that women have been bombarded with and the term "society" as the reason. Or at least what I encountered from women over the years.