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21 Struggles All Millennials Who Live In Sydney Face On A Daily Basis

"Ya can't expect to get your expenno brunches weekly AND buy a house." Oh dear God, shut the fuck up Roger.

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6. And good God. The weeks you waste house-hunting. The loss of your precious Saturdays! The tiring fight of arriving to a place to see 25 other people there ready to inspect!

7. And unless you want to fork out $350+ a week to live in a tiny, dingy studio, living with other people is just going to be your norm.


8. Most of the time you're also sharing a place with about 27 flying cockroaches too, and lemme tell you, those fuckers do NOT pay rent.

Just doing the usual Sydney weekend chores, disassembling the kitchen cabinets to clean the cockroaches out

10. Because all of a sudden, the buses are late, the train system loses its shit, and people start driving like bloody lunatics.

Sydney: drizzles light rain Sydney trains: 3 trains cancelled, major delays, next rail bus is in 7 hours


12. You can't even go out and have a good time without getting the third degree from bouncers.

In Sydney, bouncers strip search you on arrival. In Melbourne, the DJ sings "ecstasy, ecstasy, take all of your ecstasy!" over a heavy beat

"Is this your real ID?" Mate, I'm fucking 27, look at these stress wrinkles I've recently got from trying to house-hunt in this stupid city.

13. Also, let's be real, the nightlife is just kinda... shit.

15. And forget about romantic dates. Let's talk about just meeting people in general. Making friends in this huge city is hard!

making friends is really hard when you’re adult. like where do I find people to become friends with? πŸ˜‚


19. Which is also just another issue in general – if you're not living anywhere accessible by decent public transport, life is that little bit harder to organise.


Especially if you sold your car because, you know, you can't afford it anymore.


20. And then when friends/family from other cities say "Well, why don't you just move?", you have to explain that, you know, your work is in Sydney, and you've built a life there, and now you're just used to it??


I've already given up my car, most of my salary, and all I eat is canned foods! Don't ask me to make any more changes now.