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    21 Things Only Girls Who Are A Little Bit High Maintenance Will Understand

    You like the finer things, but you still have some limits.

    1. You always look up the menu of restaurants before going, because you hate being in a scenario where you don't know what you want.

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    2. You generally have a schedule when it comes to grooming, and you never go too long without your brows being done.

    3. But with some grooming stuff you're less rigorous, and just do it when you feel like it.

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    4. You always overpack for holidays, no matter how hard you try not to.

    [normal life] ive worn the same shirt everyday for a week [packing for vacation] hmmm. i'll prob change a few times a day so thats…32 shirts

    5. You have very specific products you like to use and when they get discontinued, it takes you ages to find a suitable replacement.

    Tip: when you find a make up shade in a product you love bulk buy a thousand because when they discontinue it, it's worse than a breakup 😩

    6. If you want to get properly ready to go out it takes at least 45 minutes to an hour.

    when my friends say "just get ready at my house"

    7. There's some things that you just like the more luxurious version of, like pyjamas.

    8. And there's some fancy things you like the idea of doing but you don't always commit to, like a proper skincare routine.

    9. You're usually more likely to be overdressed than underdressed for any given occasion.

    when you only put "hiking" in your Grindr bio to attract nature daddies but then he actually takes you outside

    10. You like taking time to just ~pamper yourself~, and try to incorporate some time do that every week.

    11. Clothes shopping is one of your biggest vices, and if you could you'd get something new every week.

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    12. But you're always put off if something says "dry clean only" or "hand wash".

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    Realistically, you'll never get around to doing either of those things.

    13. There's a few things that you don't mind paying a little bit extra for.

    14. But this doesn't extend to everything, and you love a bargain as much as the next person.


    15. You love your birthday, and often get stressed because you set the bar for it so high in your mind.


    16. People assume you're difficult to buy for, but you'd still rather something was incredibly thoughtful than incredibly expensive.

    My boyfriend drew me a Tim Burton themed photo of him and I, with a quote from one of his movies. One of my favorit…

    17. Because when you do have expensive taste for things, you'd rather get it for yourself than put other people out.


    18. Your coffee order is very specific, and you're no stranger to ordering something with a few modifications.


    19. You like going to fancy places, but tend to reserve them for special occassions.

    20. You get annoyed when people suggest any signs of being high maintenance are bad.

    Just like being low maintenance and chill is fine, so is the opposite.

    21. Because ultimately, you just like to take care of yourself in a way that makes you feel good, and that can take loads of different forms!


    You do you.

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