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14 Things You’ll Only Understand If You’re An Unemployed Graduate Living At Home

When you’re an unemployed graduate still living at home while you search for a graduate job, there are some things only you will understand.

1. You sleep like it’s going out of fashion.

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2. But still seem to feel tired all the time.

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3. And when you’re not asleep, you mostly just sit around feeling under-qualified.

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4. And take advantage of home-cooked meals.

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5. You feel like the only people you actually speak to in real life these days are your parents.

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6. And your pets.

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7. You keep saying you should make the most of all this free time you have before you finally find a job.

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8. But instead you just spend it binge watching every TV series under the sun.

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9. And trying not to sound as desperate as you feel in your CV and covering letters.

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10. Or guiltily spending the money you actually still have on things you don’t really need. 

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11. You’re trying not to be too defensive when your parents ask unforgivable questions about why you still don’t have a job.

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12. And you’ve started to avoid Facebook for fear of seeing another person you went to school with get engaged or employed. Or both.

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13. You’re struggling to find creative ways of rephrasing “living at home” when people ask what you’re up to.

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14. Because the truth hurts.

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At least it won’t be the truth forever. 🙉🙉🙉