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25 Personal Lows You`ll Recognise From Your Summer Off

With so much free time but so little free money, summer sends you into a never ending spiral of low points. Who knew you’d actually be craving structure.

1. When you saw your home town’s road sign on your way back from university and felt like your world was ending.

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2. Immediately calling your uni friends and crying forever down the phone.

As if you wouldn’t be seeing each other ever again.

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3. Having to mentally prepare yourself before you enter a communal space in the family home.

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4. Because every time you do you’re faced with a million questions. 

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5. Having the house to yourself most of the time but sleeping through it. 

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6. When you went like three whole days without seeing sunlight.

Despite it being summer and the sun is always up.

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7. And pushed the boundaries of how long you can go without showering.

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8. Unconvincingly telling your parents you spent the day looking for work experience.

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9. When really you spent the day fighting a losing battle with Netflix.

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10. Using the heat* as an excuse to eat ice cream in between every meal.

*13 degrees.

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11. And as an excuse to avoid the gym. Or any form of physical activity.

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12. When you finally decided to venture out into the world and were reminded that summer holidays and children are a thing.

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13. Not being able to do anything because your student loan ran dry months ago.

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14. Cracking open a piggy bank from your school days in the hope you were much thriftier back then.

You weren’t.

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15. So you tried going it sober in a local pub.

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16. Then begged your parents for money so you never had to do that again.

“Why don’t you just not go to the pub?” they said. You laughed.

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17. When you thought having enough money to get drunk would make a night out in your home town any better.

It didn’t.

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18. But you do it every weekend anyway because there is LITERALLY nothing else to do.

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19. Having to make awkward conversation with people from school you hoped you’d never see again.

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20. When you found yourself crying in a takeaway because it just wasn’t as good as the one at uni.

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21. Not too dissimilar from the time you had to text your parents asking how the oven works because it’s different from the one in your student flat.

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22. Having to endure the “how’s university?” question on a regular basis.

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23. When you realised that this is the only thing you ever say to your mum.

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24. Because there’s never anything to eat.

And “feed me” is too rude.

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25. You’re essentially spending the whole time acting 17 and wishing September would hurry up.

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