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18 Things You Know If You're Irresistible To Mosquitoes

They only want you for your blood, not your personality.

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1. For many people, summer evokes hazy, nostalgic images of frolicking in fields or doing whatever it is people do in commercials for package holidays.

2. For you, it may evoke all those images, but also it evokes images like this:

3. Because you know summer isn't summer without some little shit stealing your blood right from under your own skin.

4. You're infinitely jealous of people who just never seem to get bitten.

5. And those people are probably amazed at how many bites you get.

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6. You really, really wish mosquitoes weren't even a thing.

7. But they are, and for this reason, camping and most summertime activities are actually hell.

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Camping? More like just offering up your body to swarms of tiny vampires.

8. You've probably shared a room with someone who got to wake up with perfectly un-itchy skin, whilst you woke up looking like a medieval medical illustration.

9. You've probably taken some extreme preventative measures, like sleeping with all the windows closed and sweltering in the heat, just to avoid getting bitten.

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10. And you've tried every bug repellant there is...

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11. ...but it's no use. Your blood is just too delicious, apparently.

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12. That doesn't stop you from trying still, though.

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Anytime you travel, the content of your suitcase is at least 20% insect repellant.

13. You've definitely gotten really unfortunately placed bites on your face.

It made you want to wear a big sign across your entire body that said "IT'S A BITE, NOT A SPOT."
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It made you want to wear a big sign across your entire body that said "IT'S A BITE, NOT A SPOT."

14. Living near water seems romantic to some, but it just give you anxiety because all you can think of is how many mosquito bites you'd get if you lived on a houseboat.

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15. You may have even felt like justice had been served after you squashed a bug after it bit you.

It may have left a blood mark, but it's fine, because it's your blood. Retribution.
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It may have left a blood mark, but it's fine, because it's your blood. Retribution.

16. It doesn't even always have to be the summer, either.

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There has probably been one rare occurrence where some particularly nasty gnat hatched in the middle of winter just to bite you on the arse, probably as a Christmas present.

17. The worst, though, is when the bugs don't have the decency to spread their bites out and just concentrate on one specific area, probably to spite you.

And then one part of your body just swells the fuck up and everything is terrible.
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And then one part of your body just swells the fuck up and everything is terrible.

18. You're probably a little ashamed of the joy you get from killing mosquitos and gnats.

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Until you remember how shit they are and you're filled with rage and a thirst for revenge.