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Overly confident is the name of this game…

You’re an adult now and er’ryboday gonna know it.

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You and your bffl go investigate you’re soon to be city with an exciting day trip…

And it’s filled with more glory than you could have imagined. You guys are going to have so much fun. You just know it. She’s going to visit you like every weekend!

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You find a beautiful apartment in a safe neighborhood…

It’s just all coming together. Time to sign the lease!

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But then you remember that you’re an intern…

And you make a financial agreement with Mom and Dad… just for now…

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Once you move all your stuff in you realize it’s a bit smaller than you thought…

But you’re a trooper, you’re determined to make this work.

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But at least your neighbors are… friendlier than expected…

Wait is this a hostel?

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You start to wonder why you moved immediately after graduation instead of hanging around for one last summer like everyone else…

If you think Air Conditioning is expensive… just wait until winter comes and you have to turn on the heat.

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You find a couple of roommates on the internet, to help cut the costs…

It worked on New Girl, right?

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But soon enough…

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And your friends who still live at home don’t quite understand what you’re going through…

But hey, how could they, they still haven’t visited.

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The tiny walls of what was once to be your magnificent kingdom of adulting begin to close in…

Such tiny, tiny walls indeed.

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And you start to regret the entire thing…

The apartment… graduating… being older than 7…

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But you made your futon and now you must lay in it…

Even if it tacos you without notice while you sleep… be strong.

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Then like a white knight someone at the office takes you under their wing…

And you remember that you aren’t alone in the world, even if you’re alone in New Jersey.

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And you believe again that you’re going to make it…

Maybe this place isn’t so bad.

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…….. 

Or you pack up and get your traumatized little bum out of there…

No shame. Nope. Not even one tiny little shamelet.

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What was your first post grad apartment like?


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