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29 Things No One Tells You About Being A Harry Potter Fanatic

Harry Potter and Never Being Able to Move On.

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1. You'll never stop waiting for your Hogwarts letter.

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But don't worry, it'll come this year.

2. You'll spend the rest of your life rereading the books.

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3. And they'll get better each time.

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4. You'll name ALL of your pets after Harry Potter characters.

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And maybe (most likely) your children.

5. You'll never really get over the death of Dobby.

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At least he died a free elf.

6. You'll never stop wishing there were just one more book release.

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7. Or just one more movie premiere.

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JUST ONE MORE.

8. You'll spend copious amounts of money funding trips to the various Harry Potter studios around the world.

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9. Only to spend even more money once you're there on souvenirs and Butterbeer.

Galleons well spent.
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Galleons well spent.

10. You'll find yourself physically attracted to anyone who has a Harry Potter tattoo.

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Take me to your Forbidden Forest.

11. You'll spend an insane amount of time looking through the Harry Potter tag on Tumblr.

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12. Your friends and family will always know when you're rereading the seventh book because you'll be a damn mess.

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THE MUGGLE FEELS.

13. You've been involved in many arguments over what the movies should and should not have left out.

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14. You'll find yourself feeling extremely disappointed when you purchase a wand and can't actually jinx anyone.

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15. You refer to everyone you hate as being "such an Umbridge."

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16. You'll spend your free time perfecting impersonations of your favorite characters.

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17. You will pledge allegiance to the DA.

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18. You will live by the words and advice of Albus Dumbledore.

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19. You know what house you'd be sorted into, and you're loyal as fuck.

SLYTHERIN FOR LIFE. COME SLITHER WITH ME.
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SLYTHERIN FOR LIFE. COME SLITHER WITH ME.

20. Every year on Sept. 1, you will feel a ping of sadness at realizing you're not on your way to Hogwarts.

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21. And you'll constantly think about how upgraded your life would be if you were a witch or a wizard.

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22. You won't be able to think about Fred and George without tears welling up in your eyes.

Maybe Fred won't die this time???
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Maybe Fred won't die this time???

23. And you'll slowly become highly sensitive to someone calling you a Muggle.

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NO I'M NOT.

24. You question your sanity when you realize that you actually identify as a witch or a wizard.

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"YOU'RE WRONG! I AM A WIZARD, MARY!"

25. You've experienced MANY breakups because they didn't like Harry Potter.

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26. When you hear *doo do doo do doo* at the beginning of Harry Potter, you lose your shit.

27. You'll never stop appropriating Wizarding World culture.

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28. And a piece of your heart breaks every time you finish the book series.

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29. But then you realize you can just start over...

And Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.

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