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19 Unexpected Side Effects Of Moving

Whether you're heading around the corner or across the globe, one thing's for sure: You own way more solo socks than you ever could have imagined.

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1. No matter how clean you thought you were, you'll unearth more dirt, mold, and dust than any one human could have possibly produced.

10. If you're moving with a partner, both of your true colors will undoubtedly emerge.

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"WHADDYA MEAN, 'FUCK THE COUCH?!' THAT COUCH HAS TREATED ME WAY BETTER THAN YOU EVER HAVE."

13. You'll become senselessly brutal, capable of throwing out precious mementos you thought you'd pass on to your grandchildren.

14. But you'll become inexplicably emotional about throwing away stuff that doesn't matter at all.

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"That drugstore receipt from two years ago reminds me of when I bought cough drops with Sharlene! Change is hard!"

16. You'll also learn exactly what you're willing to pay for peace of mind.

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"I WILL GIVE YOU MY ENTIRE PAYCHECK IF YOU CAN GET THAT DRESSER DOWN FIVE FLIGHTS OF STAIRS."

18. You'll descend into a black hole of uncertainty, hopelessness, and despair from which you are positive you will never, ever reemerge.

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Just abandon all your stuff, leave the country, change your name. It's so much easier than dealing with this crap.

19. And then all of a sudden, you're home.

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Sure, there's unpacking to do and bills to pay and all kinds of attendant headaches, but you're finally there, and it's yours.