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21 Pictures You'll Totally Get If You're Broke With Expensive Taste

Why is everything so hard?

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1. When you have no savings because that would imply that you could even afford your lifestyle to begin with.

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2. When it's payday and you just need to ignore your responsibilities and treat yo' self, for your emotional health.

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3. When you're immediately filled with regret after treating yourself.

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4. In fact, you're so good at working off all your extra cash that it only takes you a few hours after payday to accomplish.

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5. When you realise midway through your big night out on the town that things will never get better if you don’t learn to budget.

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6. When you want to stay out on a Saturday night, but you know you need to be responsible, and it makes you cranky.

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7. When you're consistently disappointed by the fact that nice things cost money.

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8. When you make a list of all the beautiful things that you "absolutely, definitely need" and then compare it to the amount of money sitting in your bank account.

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9. When all your friends are taking amazing holidays and Instagramming everything and you're just sitting at home like...

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10. When you're frustrated that you can't afford to do all the things you want to and people don't understand.

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11. When you try to trick yourself into having fun during your financial crisis.

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12. When you try to convince yourself that you don't need all the beautiful, expensive things you desire, but it just doesn't ring true.

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13. When people ask you what you want for your birthday.

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14. When you just need to stop thinking about the reality of your financial situation and pretend that everything is going great.

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15. When you're lusting after something you can't afford and you regret every past decision ever.

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16. When you laugh through the tears.

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17. When you went into a shopping blackout and woke up the next day like...

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18. When your money can't buy you happiness because you don't have enough of it.

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19. When you forgot about your money woes during your holidays and now nothing adds up in your bank account so you have to get creative.

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20. When you're stressed but you can't afford to do any of the things you want to do to unwind.

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21. And when this is 90% of your life.

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