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11 Signs You've Been Spending Too Much Time In Middle-Earth

Life with orcs, elves, and trolls can be a hard "hobbit" to break.

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So you recently watched The Lord of the Rings trilogy for the first time. Congratulations.

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11. As the thrill of your journey begins to subside, you may begin to experience some unusual side effects from your time in Middle-Earth.

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10. Side effects may include awkward and prolonged laughter.

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9. The urge to give hugs. Lots and lots of hugs.

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8. A deep and burning desire to listen to Enya.

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7. An intense obsession with your jewelry.

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6. The realization that "Single Ladies" will never be the same for you again. "Don't put a ring on it, Frodo!"

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5. Weight gain from all of those second breakfasts.

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4. A flair for the dramatic upon finishing even the most mundane of tasks.

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3. A sudden need to go barefoot. Everywhere.

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2. And turning into an epic badass when people rush on the subway before you can exit.

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1. Though these Middle-Earth side-effects can oftentimes be troubling, you find a sense of peace in knowing that the series is over, and life should eventually resume its normal ebb and flow.

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Until you remember that there are still almost 500 minutes of TheHobbit movies left to watch.

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My Precious...

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