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15 Emotions You Go Through While Shopping At Ikea

It's a rollercoaster.

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1. Anticipation.

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You've moved and it's now time to set up your majestic new place!

2. Preparation.

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You've browsed online, you have an idea of what you want and you have great plans to knock over this trip in an hour.

3. Excitement.

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You've arrived. It's time.

4. Determination.

You're through the doors, grabbing that yellow plastic bag on the way. You're ready. You can DO this!

5. Impatience.

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Can people not walk faster? Is it necessary to block a whole aisle?

6. Confusion.

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This place is a maze. WTF is happening.

7. Stress.

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Like, you thought you were ready. You thought you were prepared. And now you're lost in the kids bedding section and have no idea how to get out.

8. Frenzied panic.

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Suddenly you want everything and anything and don't care about any sort of budget anymore. A fake pot plant for your kitchen? Sure. A second toilet paper roll holder? Definitely need it. Six pillows for your bed? Of course.

9. Frustration.

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WHY IS THAT PERSON LYING ON THE BED, I NEED TO SEE THE PRICE TAG???

10. Despair.

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You've been there for over an hour, and you're completely and utterly done with the human population.

11. Complete, irrational anger.

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"THESE CANDLES ARE STUPID AND I HATE THEM."

12. Weariness.

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Who knew one store could be SO exhausting.

13. Resignation.

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The only way to beat it, is to get through it.

14. Short-lived joy.

You've made it. You're going home with so many fun, new things! You don't even care about the price tag anymore, you're just so relieved to be done.
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You've made it. You're going home with so many fun, new things! You don't even care about the price tag anymore, you're just so relieved to be done.

15. Dread.

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Now you have to go home and build the fuckers.