8 Stages of Panic Cleaning You Go Through When Your Parents Visit You At Uni
So, your parents are coming to visit. The news you dread the most. When friends come over, you don’t care what your room looks like, but when it comes to your parents visiting, the tune changes.
There’s an actual equation that runs in our heads, and that is: Mess = Embarrassment. So after having run from one room to another panicking and wailing, one, simple question obsesses you: what shall I do? WHAT SHALL I DO?!?!?!?
Uncountable yoga exercises and meditation hours later, you finally realize there is only one solution to your problem. Clean.
Feeling like a criminal, you are determined not to leave any trace of an undisciplined lifestyle. Everything has to be perfect.
Quickly grab your clothes and literally throw them in your wardrobe. They won’t open to check it, right?
You vs. a pile of dishes. It is even worse than a pile of work to do.
Tackling the bathroom – a particularly disgusting task if you were out the night before.
Motivation is waning so you blast some music to keep you going. Your housemates are still doing nothing to help.
Inspect EVERYTHING as if you were on an episode of CSI. Bin everything that remains, show no mercy.
You’re finally done! Time to take a long and well-deserved shower. Disinfect yourself thoroughly.
It’s now show time, they’re here. Your friends are going to love watching you attempt to act like a responsible and mature young adult.
You feel like a superhero after cleaning up the place. Shame it’ll only last a couple of days.