1. Trying and discarding numerous pens because they don’t ~feel right~. Rachel Miller / BuzzFeed 2. And writing the same random word or sentence over and over to determine which pen should be The One. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 3. Refusing to start a new project without buying a new notebook. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 4. Even if you don't need one. Tauri Cox @tauricox Is it possible to have too many notebooks? #WritersLife 06:13 PM - 06 May 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite You can never have too many anyway. 5. Hesitating to write on the first page of a notebook in case you mess it up. Fox Searchlight Pictures 6. Or ripping the page out completely because it’s not up to your standards. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 7. Feeling a twinge of panic whenever someone asks to borrow your pen. BBC You have spare, shitty pens particularly for this purpose. 8. And feeling a sense of loss like no other when you lose your favourite pen. E! It cuts real deep. 9. Feeling super passionate about line widths and refusing to buy a notebook that doesn't accommodate your line preference. Victoria Phillips @_11_victoria @IssyOrmsby @ellie_clinton @niamh_toner narrow ruled paper over you any day 🗒 Mon Nov 30 19:30:35 UTC+0000 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Narrow ruled paper forever. 10. Because writing on any other lines just feels wrong. bernie and the jets @bhbernal when you ask someone for paper but they give you wide ruled 10:09 PM - 19 Oct 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite It may not make sense to you, but it makes sense to me, OK?! 11. Getting extra excited about starting a new job or going back to school because you get to buy even more stationery. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 12. Feeling both admiration and envy at a beautiful piece of handwriting. reddit.com 13. And slightly falling in love with some stunning calligraphy. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 14. Buying special pens for the specific purpose of decorating your bullet journal. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com And if you don't have a bullet journal, you've thought about starting one. 15. Feeling like you’ve achieved a personal goal for having completed an entire notebook. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo It very rarely happens, so it should be celebrated. 16. Feeling instantly calmed by a good-looking desk and a well-organised stationery set. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 17. Buying more than one diary in a year because you accidentally missed a few weeks, stopped using it, and felt compelled to replace it. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com A diary with a few months empty looks way too sad. 18. Daydreaming about owning only monogrammed stationery with your name or initials on it. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 19. And feeling an instant affinity with anyone who likes stationery half as much as you do. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF USA Network Because let's be honest, not everybody gets it.