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17 Photos That Are Way Too Real For People With Music Festival Withdrawal

When "I'll go to bed after I watch just one more video" turns into two more hours, the struggle is real.

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1. You've watched the official festival after-movie 15 times already.

And cried every time the fireworks and music aligned perfectly.

2. You’re still finding glitter in your fanny pack.

At this point, you've succumbed to your fate and decided to join the fairies and unicorns in their glitter conquest.
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At this point, you've succumbed to your fate and decided to join the fairies and unicorns in their glitter conquest.

3. Trying to explain the festival to your friends is basically pointless.

"No, guys, it was seriously, like, the coolest thing ever when he came out on stage to rap with him and like... Ugh. You just had to be there, man."

4. And you flip through photo albums at least twice a day.

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And your heart gets heavier with every flick of the wrist.

5. You’ve already purchased tickets for next year’s festival.

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Music festival tickets > paying your student loans. Duh.

6. Your heart still races when you watch your favourite DJ’s set.

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After each festival, you begin to wonder how many best nights of your life you can have, because there aren't enough fingers to count at this point.

7. You set up a tent in the living room to feel like you’re back at the camping grounds.

And you invited all your friends over to watch the live stream of the festival.

8. After the festival, feeling clean and showered feels abnormal but heavenly to you.

But you secretly still use dry shampoo daily because it's just SO. DARN. EASY.
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But you secretly still use dry shampoo daily because it's just SO. DARN. EASY.

9. You feel lost without a place to dress and dance like an absolute maniac.

Where else can you wear literally anything in the world and dance like nobody's watching?

10. You’ve spent countless hours scouring festival tags on social media to relive the moment.


You keep telling yourself you'll go to bed after you browse through just 25 more photos…but you know that's a lie.

11. You finally had to cut off all your festival wristbands because they smelled like wet feet.

And it was practically just as hard as saying goodbye to your best friend. Moment of silence for the fallen arm decor.

12. You still find yourself bobbing to any rhythmic sound you hear, like your car’s blinker or the washing machine.

Boots and pants and boots and pants and...

13. You frequently refer to music festivals as your happy place.

Surrounded by the best of bands, the best of friends, and the best of times, how could it not be?

14. You had to pack up the clothing you can’t get away with wearing post-festival season.

If only your account manager wouldn't give you weird looks if you showed up to the conference in a elephant onesie.

15. You feel empty inside not knowing the next time you’ll get to see all your new festival friends again.

And you've definitely already started planning you squad meet-up before the end of the year.

16. You keep putting off cleaning the festival mud off your shoes.

It feels like carrying a part of the festival with you, and facing the fact that the festival is over is just unbearable.

17. And your heart constantly yearns to be back in the positivity and unity that abounds at music festivals.

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But you know that in less than a year you'll be back there in the field dancing your heart out with 60,000 of your best friends.

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