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21 Struggles That Are Way Too Real When Shopping At Forever 21

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1. Walking into the store is like getting sucked into a black hole.

Shopping there takes a lifetime and there’s no telling if you’ll make it out alive.
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Shopping there takes a lifetime and there’s no telling if you’ll make it out alive.

2. You always end up spending a fortune.

Don't let those cheap prices fool you. That shit adds up REAL QUICK.
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Don't let those cheap prices fool you. That shit adds up REAL QUICK.

3. The place is usually a hot mess because there are so many clothes thrown everywhere.

IT'S A GODDAMN JUNGLE.
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IT'S A GODDAMN JUNGLE.

4. Sifting through it all is an endless task so you usually just end up settling for whatever.

There's just way too much to go through.
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There's just way too much to go through.

5. And because of that you always leave wondering if you missed out on something cute.

And that’s an unsettling feeling after spending your entire paycheck.
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And that’s an unsettling feeling after spending your entire paycheck.

6. The cash register is a trap for your wallet, all lined up with cute little trinkets for you to waste your money on.

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7. Anytime you walk into this store looking for just one simple thing, you end up leaving with ten.

How did this even happen?!?!
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How did this even happen?!?!

8. You've had that awkward moment when you picked out the exact same top as a 12-year-old next to you and put it right back.

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9. You always question whether you’re getting too old to shop there.

And you resent that this store pretends the glorious age of 21 lasts "forever."
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And you resent that this store pretends the glorious age of 21 lasts "forever."

10. Cats, sparkles, and crop tops are trends that totally don't fly in the real world.

Finding something work appropriate is like looking for a needle in a haystack.
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Finding something work appropriate is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

11. The new obsession with French logo tees is très annoying since you don't even understand half of them.

This is America, Forever 21.
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This is America, Forever 21.

12. The dressing room policy enforcing a six-item limit even when you have 40 things to try on is a pain.

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13. And sometimes the dressing room line is so bad that you buy shit without even trying it on.

Despite their hella strict return policy.
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Despite their hella strict return policy.

14. The prices may be affordable but the clothing is not great quality.

Shit ALWAYS comes apart.
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Shit ALWAYS comes apart.

15. You’ve seen some questionable fashion choices at Forever 21 that have made you doubt society as a whole.

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16. And some stuff is so out there it was either meant for a weird Halloween costume or Miley Cyrus.

Honestly what commoner rocks this?
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Honestly what commoner rocks this?

17. You've spent an entire day at Forever 21 only to get home and feel like you bought a bunch of useless accessories.

WHO ACTUALLY NEEDS ACCESSORIES? PRAY TELL.
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WHO ACTUALLY NEEDS ACCESSORIES? PRAY TELL.

18. Some of their logo choices make you worry about their impact on younger generations.

19. God forbid you make the mistake of shopping there on a weekend.

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20. And the line to pay is just STUPID long.

21. On the rare occasion you see someone buy just one or two things, you’re so impressed you wonder where they found the strength.

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And while this store causes extreme emotional and financial distress, those bargain prices keep you coming back for more.

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