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23 Things Everyone Who Really Fucking Loves Tea Will Understand

We're talking tea in the builder's brew sense.

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1. You know the exact colour your ideal cup of tea is.

2. And you really can't stand when people fuck around with it.

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3. Your tea must come everywhere with you.

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4. You have very strong opinions about which teabags are the best.

5. And there's some that you just strongly disapprove of.

6. There are only a few people who you truly trust to make you tea.

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7. When a tea turns out exceptionally great, you feel pretty damn proud of yourself.

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8. You find the whole ritual of making it so soothing.

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9. It's almost physically painful for you when someone offers to make you tea and then just...forgets to.

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10. You have a special mug that you will protect at all costs.

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11. And you wouldn't be afraid to shed a tear if something were to happen to it.

12. You get quite excited going to places with good water because that means the tea will taste better.

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Going to Scotland and having tea after living in London is quite an experience.

13. You feel strangely offended when someone declines your offer for a cup of tea.

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14. You get through so much tea that you've seriously considered bulk buying it.

Yeah, 1,200 teabags should do just fine.
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Yeah, 1,200 teabags should do just fine.

15. You're prone to burning your mouth because seriously, fuck waiting for tea to cool down.

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16. You feel really nervous when someone new offers to make you tea.

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17. Because you have a very specific method for how you make tea, and you find it a bit alarming when people do it differently.

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18. You think people who don't have tea when it's too warm are a tiny bit wimpy.

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19. When you go abroad, you worry about how easy it will be to make a cuppa.

"No one has tea kettles here" a true Brit visiting America

20. You think nothing of having several cups in one day.

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21. Your worst nightmare is forgetting about your tea and it going cold.

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22. Because you would never, under any circumstances, waste tea.

23. And you know tea is the only one way to mark any occasion.