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18 Reasons Why New Year's Eve Is Always A Disappointment

Whenever there is pressure to have fun, you probably won't.

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1. New Year’s Eve can be a really good, fun night. But usually, it’s just a big ol' disappointment.

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2. There’s just too much pressure to have a good time and be at the best party ever.

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And any time you’re under pressure to enjoy yourself, you probably won’t.

3. Not only are you expected to have a good time, you're also expected to have someone to kiss.

Ideally you should also actually really fancy that person, as if it’s not already hard enough.
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Ideally you should also actually really fancy that person, as if it’s not already hard enough.

4. And even if you don't care about it, the moment everyone else is kissing and you're not, is somehow the most awkward moment ever.

[countdown till new years] "5...4...3...2...1..." *fireworks* *people kissing & hugging* me:

5. You probably don't even want to go out, because you're still full of mince pies and mulled wine.

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You just want to lay in your pyjamas eating leftover chocolates.

6. Realistically, you're probably going to actually miss the stroke of midnight anyway because you're too engrossed in trying to open a bottle of prosecco, or something.

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7. You're pretty much forced to spend a small fortune on new outfit made out of sequins, velvet, satin or all of the above. There are no other options.

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8. And when you feel bloated you're probably not even all that keen to squeeze into a sparkly sequin dress.

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9. Even if you look and feel incredible, it'll all be ruined by naff New Year's Eve accessories.

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Glasses shaped like the year stopped making sense after 2000, why do they still exist??

10. Because there’s an expectation that you'll have a wild time, you’ll probably get absolutely smashed.

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11. And totally annihilate your bank account as everything is five times more expensive.

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Suddenly you have to pay £30 just to get into your local shitty pub. It would've been £15 is you bought early bird tickets, though!!

12. Which means by January 1st, the day you were supposed to start a new, healthy, non-garbage life, will actually begin with you gross, hungover, and broke.

Goodbye, dreams of starting every morning in 2018 with a jog.
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Goodbye, dreams of starting every morning in 2018 with a jog.

13. If you host a party, then you have to make sure you plan it weeks, or even months, in advance because if you leave it too late, most people will already have plans and you’ll end up with just five guests.

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14. Plus, hosting a party on NYE means there is even more pressure for it to be the best party ever.

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As if hosting isn't stressful enough.

15. Unlike Halloween, or prom, or any other similar event where there is pressure to have a good time, it's very, very difficult to opt out.

New Year's Eve is just a myth created by the government to sell you more years

Because there are going to be fireworks all fricking night and everything shuts down.

16. If you have pets, then you already know how stressful the night is because of the fireworks.

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Poor scared babies.

17. And even if you do try to opt out, you will then probably have to explain and justify this to people when they ask you how you spent your New Year's Eve.

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18. The worst part, though, is the fact ringing in the New Year means celebrating the start of January and thus having to go back to work.

It feels less like you're celebrating the new year and more like you're mourning the end of the holidays.
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It feels less like you're celebrating the new year and more like you're mourning the end of the holidays.