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20 Stages of Your Parents Visiting You at University

You can’t put them off visiting forever. 

1. Hurriedly attempting to make your student house look somewhat presentable before they arrive.

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2. And wishing you’d just stayed in the night before.

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3. Because you feel excited to see them but also want to just go back to bed.

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4. Warning your housemates not to make a mess anywhere now you’ve cleaned.

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5. And asking them for inspiration for parent-friendly places to visit.

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6. Trying to look pleased to see them rather than awkward and uncomfortable.

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7. And convincing them that all the beer cans in the recycling box are just a build up of several week’s worth of drinking.

“These aren’t all from last night, are they?”

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8. Offering them something to eat or drink and hoping you actually do have something other than cheap vodka and leftover pizza.

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9. Giving them a quick tour of the house and hoping that if your housemates appear they are actually decent.

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10. Rushing them past anything that’s broken or inappropriate in the house.

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11. And reassuring them that your landlord is definitely coming to fix that broken fridge this week.

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12. Introducing them to your housemates and trying to make sure none of them drop you in it.

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13. Cringing at their embarrassing conversations.

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14. And regularly dropping hints that you should all get going soon.

“You didn’t travel all this way just to see the inside of my house!”

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15. Leaving them with your housemates while you go and get ready and hoping that neither party embarrass you.

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16. Feeling suspicious when you hear laughter while you’re not present.

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17. Taking them on an obligatory tour of campus and hoping they don’t embarrass you.

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18. Trying not to sound too desperately enthusiastic when they offer to take you shopping.

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19. Actually feeling more upset than you expected to when it comes to saying goodbye.

You’ve been coping fine all semester. What’s happened?!

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20. And sending them an uncommonly heartfelt message after they’ve left to thank them for not having forgotten about you.

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