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17 Struggles Non-Religious People Know Too Well During Lent

You don't know if you're melting from the heat, or if it's Satan welcoming you to hell.

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1. When someone asks what you're giving up for Lent and you dunno what to say so you're just sassy about it.

2. When you see Ash Wednesday selfies on social media and you roll your eyes so hard your head starts to hurt.

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3. When you get all the free time to watch TV, but nothing's on except Magnifico and Tagalized Passion of the Christ.

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4. And all the regular TV you wanna watch is on hold because you're supposed to do ~penance~.

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5. When you ask when a certain event is gonna be and they answer "sa mahal na araw" and you actually don't know when that is.

I mean I love ALL days???
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I mean I love ALL days???

6. When you wanted to get some sleep, but the neighbors doing the pasyon just won't let you.

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7. When your family goes to Visita Iglesia and you don't want to come but you also don't wanna be disowned.

8. In fact, you hate it so much because it's too hot and you don't know if you're melting from the heat or it's just Satan welcoming you to hell.

9. The only thing you look forward to every Holy Week is vacation and swimming with friends.

10. But even then, you don't fully enjoy it because "you're not allowed to have fun.

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UGH.

11. When you need to buy something from the store, but you can't because it's fucking closed.

I DIDN'T GIVE UP FASHION, OKAY?
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I DIDN'T GIVE UP FASHION, OKAY?

12. When you crave grilled liempo...

13. But all you have is munggo and fried fish.

14. In fact, you eat so much munggo in a week that you know exactly how you feel about it: HATE.

15. And when you're finally about to enjoy some yummy food, somebody says you're supposed to be fasting.

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16. But the only thing you want fast is for this week to be freaking over.

17. But that's okay, because it will soon be over and you'll be back to your sinful self in no time.

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