23 Thoughts that Go through Your Head When Moving Into Your First Post Grad Apartment

1. I can’t believe I graduated a year ago. I can’t believe I’ve been living at home for AN ENTIRE YEAR.

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Supernatural/ The CW/ VIA oddnessweirdness.blogspot.com

2. Am I old? I’m old.

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Freaky Friday/ Mark Waters/ VIA HerCampus

3. No, no, I’m young. So young. 23 is the infantile age of the adult world. I’m still cool. I’m hip.

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Mean Girls/ Mark Waters/ VIA Parent Society

4. Looking for an apartment was the bane of my existence.

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VIA Memes.com

5. But I love shopping for things for my room. IKEA is bae.

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500 Days of Summer/ Marc Webb/ VIA Huffington Post

6. It’s not like I can afford nice furniture or anything #entrylevelsalaryprobs

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Bridesmaids/ Paul Feig/ VIA Tumblr

7. My new room is 1/3 the size of my room at home *ignore*

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Friends/ NBC/ VIA Miss Malini

8. Wait...so where’s the Laundromat? Whatever. It’s not like clean clothes are a necessity. Not for a month, anyway.

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The Office/ NBC/ VIA Pretty 52

9. YAS payday! Oh, rent is due? Nevermind.

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Peter Pan/ Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, and Hamilton Luske/ VIA Tumblr

10. I’m going to be so poor.

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The Office/ NBC/ VIA SoCawlege

11. Remember when high school me thought I’d be living in an awesome loft in Tribeca at 23?

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Les Miserable/ Tom Hooper/ VIA AlwaysLoveToWrite

12. I miss my car already. Welcome to subway life.

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Seinfeld/ NBC/ VIA Giphy

13. Torn between wanting to live in NYC and a two-acre mansion somewhere else that costs less than my Brooklyn rent.

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Natalie Imbruglia/ Torn/ VIA googleapis.com

14. OMG, I’m so excited to have roommates again. Hello, wine nights watching re-runs of The Office!

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Friends/ NBC/ VIA HeadOverFeels

15. But I love living with my parents. I’m definitely going to miss seeing them most days. (And having dinner made for me. And having my laundry done. And the dishes.)

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Wedding Crashers/ David Dobkin/ Giphy

16. Can’t wait to cook for myself again! But Seamless will be on speed dial just in case.

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The Simple Life/ FOX/ VIA Lifebuzz

17. Why aren’t my roommates my college roommates?

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone/ Chris Colombus/ VIA Giphy

18. My new roommates are so awesome, can’t wait for all the ~memz~

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Up/ Pete Docter and Bob Peterson/ VIA M-Magazine

19. Why does moving in feel like my parents are dropping me off for freshman year?

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Mean Girls/ Mark Waters/ VIA Study Abroad Corner

20. I take it back; IKEA is Satan. WHAT ARE THESE EXTRA PIECES FOR?!

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Brave/ Brenda Chapman and Mark Andrews/ VIA Mashable

21. I’m too exhausted just thinking about decorating.

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New Girl/ Fox/ VIA KeysMash

22. Okay, new apartment! Here I am. Guess I’m one of those independent adults now.

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The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/ Netflix/ VIA Checkdout

23. I need a drink. 

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How I Met Your Mother/ VIA Spoon University

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