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17 Things About Being A Woman In A Rom-Com That Sound Infuriating As Hell

Those ~career woman~ ponytails look painful!

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1. You only have about five career paths you can choose from.

Fashion, journalism, cookery, advertising, or working in an art gallery.
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Fashion, journalism, cookery, advertising, or working in an art gallery.

2. If you care about your career you can never wear your hair down, only in a very tight, slicked-back ponytail that might give you a headache.

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3. You have to wake up at the crack of dawn to put on makeup so that you can be fresh-faced for the morning.

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Thankfully Bridesmaids is honest about it.

4. And if you're a journalist, you will have to fall in love with every person you are sent to do a story on.

Even the most simple assignment will result in romantic ocmplications.
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Even the most simple assignment will result in romantic ocmplications.

5. For some reason you'll find stalker-ish behaviour...kind of endearing.

Not cute!
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Not cute!

6. Instead of seeking clarification when it seems like something upsetting has happened, you will be forced to burn bridges with the person you love instead of just...talking to them.

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7. There's a good chance if you start dating someone that it could be for a bet.

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8. If you're not the leading lady, you'll have to deal with having no rich inner life or discernible personality.

You'll either be very sassy or very sad.
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You'll either be very sassy or very sad.

9. You'll constantly be breaking things because you're inherently clumsy.

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10. For some reason all any of your friends would want to talk to you about is your love life, or lack thereof.

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And it'd be really hard to change the subject.

11. Most of the times that you get taken out to a nice restaurant, it'll be to receive some bad news.

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Therefore ruining nice restaurants forever.

12. If you work at a magazine, your boss will be impossibly demanding.

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13. And if you're exceptional at your job, your love life will probably suck.

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14. You'll either fall in love in about five minutes or over the course of several years, with no middle ground.

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Your soulmate is either your old friend from a decade ago or someone you met while queueing up to by a sandwich.

15. There's a chance you wouldn't really understand how contraception works.

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16. If a relationship didn't work out, you'd have to leave town and upheave your whole life instead of sticking around.

Rather than just delete your ex off social media like most people.
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Rather than just delete your ex off social media like most people.

17. And in the winter, you can only wear turtlenecks.

To be fair, who doesn't love a turtleneck?
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To be fair, who doesn't love a turtleneck?