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12 Reasons Moving Is The Most Stressful Thing Ever

"Your lease is up." It's just four words, but that's all it takes for a downward spiral of stress and pain. Keep your cool through it all with t-shirts, underwear, and socks from Hanes X-TEMP®.

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1. A moving budget is actually a vacuum for your entire life savings.

2. Consolidating everything you need to survive on a daily basis feels like giving up on truly living.

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3. This is the stuff of vivid, recurring nightmares:

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4. Nothing ever fits in your boxes.

5. Realizing packing unearthed more mess than you knew you even owned.

6. But then having to just pack up those lost items you've rediscovered.

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7. Slowly running out of space as boxes take over.

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8. Forgetting, despite your amazing box-labeling skills, where everything is.


9. Having absolutely no understanding of reasonable mover rates.

10. Only ever having enough plastic wrap for things that don't even need it.

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11. Then, unpacking and knowing that any given box could be full of tiny little shards of what used to be your favorite stuff.

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12. And slowly realizing that the more you unpack, the less you have any idea where to put anything.

You're going to be fine, though. Pace yourself, and keep cool with t-shirts, underwear, and socks from Hanes X-TEMP® — it'll be over in no time.