22 Things You’ll Totally Get If You Never Go To Bed On Time
It's all Netflix's fault TBH.
Going to bed on time isn’t easy when you’re surrounded by distractions.
There's Netflix, which is literally set up to auto-play the next episode of the show you’re bingeing, leaving you no other choice but to oblige.
And when you finally muster up the strength to say “OK, this is the last one” a crazy cliffhanger always happens, forcing you to see what happens next.
Multiply this scenario by the amount of good programming on Netflix – you're not going to bed on time for at least five years.
Add an additional year for every cable show you're addicted to.
Cable is a whole distraction unto itself. Most network line-ups don't start until 9pm, so it's about 11pm before all the good shows on TV are finished each night.
Which isn't too late, but then you remember your favorite celeb is the guest on one of the 20 late-night shows that were made to ruin your life by keeping you up past your bed time.
Social media doesn't help at all either. Like, think about all the sleep you wasted while scrolling through Instagram for countless hours.
And arguing with an old classmate who has different political views than you on Facebook.
And live-tweeting your stories, aka reality shows.
Oh, and trying to figure out Snapchat.
Which somehow leads you back to Instagram because you can’t decide if you like Instagram stories better.
Then there are those family members and friends who throw your evening schedule off because they're incapable of having a short conversation.
So now you’re stuck playing therapist for the next hour.
And the only silver lining is you now can see who's liking whose photos on Instagram when they think no one's watching.
This of course leads you down a rabbit hole that somehow ends up with you looking through IG photos of the guy your crush’s ex left him for.
Which obviously means you have to text your best friend and share your research findings so the both of you can create conspiracy theories of how it all came to be.
Sometimes, though, social media has nothing to do with it. Like those nights you’re reading a book so good you can’t put it down.
Or the ones when it's homework, work, or your desire to have your inbox reach zero unread emails before bed that keeps you up into the wee hours of the morning.
But eventually, because you're human, your eyelids do start to get heavy, but you know what else does? The burden of all the things on your to-do list for the next day...
...that you’re now mentally going through as you lie in your bed tossing and turning, wondering why your brain hates you so much.
Eventually your body wins out, you fall asleep, and all feels right with the world. Until 30 minutes later when it’s time for you to wake up.
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