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21 Things Night People Want You To Know

If we agree to meet up in the morning, it means we really like you.

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1. We will never want to make weekend plans that start before 2pm.

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12pm at a push, if we really really really really really really like you.

2. You may think we're wasting time sleeping in, but honestly the alternative is much, much worse.

Would you rather have us grouchy at 10am or fully rested at 3pm?
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Would you rather have us grouchy at 10am or fully rested at 3pm?

3. We may look awake first thing in the morning, but our brain is still catching up.

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4. So if we're rude/mean/dismissive when you talk to us, know that we don't mean it.

5. It's just that the first thing our brains do each morning is run through everything bad that could ever happen to us and our loved ones.

when you're trying to get on with your morning but you remember all your terrible life decisions at once:

6. So if you have anything important to tell us, save it until the afternoon.

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7. Or at least after we've had coffee and started to become fully functioning human beings again.

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8. We probably have to set a million alarms to make sure we get up each morning.

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9. And reminding us that you just naturally wake up early enough anyway is not going to change that.

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10. We have a love/hate relationship with our snooze button.

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11. "Getting ready" for us mostly consists of summoning up the energy to get out of bed.

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12. If we actually get up and make breakfast for you, it means we really like you.

Please appreciate the effort even if the end result is not super impressive because we're not fully awake yet.
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Please appreciate the effort even if the end result is not super impressive because we're not fully awake yet.

13. We reach our peak alertness just as everyone else is winding down.

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14. Which can lead to a vicious cycle of being tired in the day and super awake in the dead of night.

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15. We'll probably be the last ones standing at parties and nights out.

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16. If we have a job that requires us to be up and about early, it's probably best to give us a wide berth on weekday mornings.

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17. Ideally, after you've handed us a cup of tea or coffee to slowly sip as we think our terrible morning thoughts.

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18. You might be tempted to offer us tips on how we could be more awake/motivated/happy in the mornings. Resist this urge.

Believe us, we've tried.
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Believe us, we've tried.

19. At some point, you will hear our well-rehearsed speech about how society is set up against people like us.

It's best if you just nod along. We'll stop eventually.
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It's best if you just nod along. We'll stop eventually.

20. But you should know that we don't actually hate morning people.

If anything, we're kind of jealous that you can just jump out of bed and be ready for the day.
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If anything, we're kind of jealous that you can just jump out of bed and be ready for the day.

21. And please just bear with us while we try to get through life, one morning at a time.

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