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21 Things You'll Only Understand If You're Mildly Irritated By Dressing Up

You don't hate it, but you don't, like, love it, you know?

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1. Dressing up isn't always fun when it's not quite your thing.

Drawing on your face is about as much effort as you can stomach, and even then, you'd rather not.
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Drawing on your face is about as much effort as you can stomach, and even then, you'd rather not.

2. While everyone else seems to be VERY excited about the prospect of fancy dress...

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"OMG, what are you gonna wear?! Have you finished your costume? I've already done mine!" Fuck, ok well, I'll just go as disappointment I reckon.

3. ...you're more like:

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Pleaaaaase don't make me dress up.

4. It's not that you really *hate* fancy dress. In fact, you appreciate it for all the great costumes...

5. ...all the hilarious creativity...

Crying the green ranger got on Timbs

(Although it kind of just makes you feel bad for being uninventive.)

6. ...and the bountiful joy it brings.

Like I said, my #Halloween costume is 🔥

7. But when it comes to you actually putting in the work yourself? Absolutely not.

"Three Hole Punch Jim" and "Dave" speak directly to your lazy soul.
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"Three Hole Punch Jim" and "Dave" speak directly to your lazy soul.

8. Receiving an invite with "fancy dress" in the title immediately stresses you out.

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GOD, WHY?!

9. Which means holidays like Halloween are particularly painful.

Instagram: @chrissyteigen

While Chrissy Teigen's baby is possibly the cutest baby of all time, you can tell she just wants to be free from her hot dog hell.

10. And themed birthday parties are even worse.

E!

11. You can never decide on what you should go as.

12. And because you're generally pretty shit at dressing up, you either go way too overboard and end up looking out of place...

13. ...or you put in minimal effort, and end up looking out of place again anyway.

Damned if you do, damned if you don't.
Twitter: @gotham146

Damned if you do, damned if you don't.

14. So you'd rather just stay at home and live vicariously through other people's genius.

Halloweens are basically you scrolling through Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat looking at other people's costumes while you lie in bed.
Twitter: @missouri_belle

Halloweens are basically you scrolling through Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat looking at other people's costumes while you lie in bed.

15. If you're not good at DIY, dressing up is pretty expensive.

Unless Jesus himself wore this hat, laced the rim with holy water, and blessed it with the Holy Spirit, it does NOT need to be over $2,000.
Twitter: @howyalikemenow4

Unless Jesus himself wore this hat, laced the rim with holy water, and blessed it with the Holy Spirit, it does NOT need to be over $2,000.

16. At some point you'll probably start crying from frustration while trying to fix some aspect of your outfit.

17. And once you're all dressed and ready to go, there's the added embarrassment of having to get to your destination dressed in the most unflattering gear.

I love a good fancy dress party on The Tube #FrozenAtFinsburyPark

18. Despite your fancy-dress dread, if you decide not to participate at all, you can't help but feel like you're really fucking boring.

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"Urgh, OK, maybe I could have tried..."

19. And saying that you hate dressing up makes you seem like a massive spoil sport.

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20. So, if you have to, you'll join in with a forced smile, wearing the same recycled costume you wear every year.

21. Because if all else fails, you can always rely on one, simple thing to aid you in your dressing up woes.

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CAT EARS FOR LIFE.