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14 Things You Experience In The Run Up To Your First Graduate Christmas

Much like every other element of life after graduation, your first Christmas as a graduate can be a bit of a roller coaster.

1. The really unnatural feeling of finally being an official “adult” at Christmas.

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2. And the worry that people will now be expecting really great presents this year.

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3. You really miss having a whole month off.

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4. Especially if you have a job now.

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5. And even more so if you don’t.

Because you feel under pressure to be constantly on the look-out for one.

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6. You really just want to be doing this, job or no job:

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7. You look forward to seeing all of your friends and family at parties.

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8. But also dread them asking you about anything to do with ~the future~.

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9. Because you know that no one’s going to believe you’re still “celebrating being a graduate” any longer.

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10. You try to convince yourself that you’re ready for your first full year as a responsible adult.

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11. But fail because you’re actually feeling like this:

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12. You don’t know whether you’re feeling especially nostalgic right now because you love this time of the year.

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13. Or because thinking about anything else makes you feel like this:

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14. But the worst part is realising that you’ve replaced the pressure of completing essays over Christmas with the pressure of trying to get your shit together in the new year.

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Merry Christmas! 🎄🙈

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