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    18 Undeniable Things All People Who Are Obsessed With Journals Know To Be True

    You don't understand the phrase "don't judge a book by its cover" because you only buy beautiful journals.

    1. You've spent a liiiiittle more money than you'd care to admit on journals and all their accoutrements.

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    Pens, nibs, ink, markers, you name it.

    2. You don't understand the phrase "don't judge a book by its cover" because you only buy beautiful journals.

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    Somehow, they only get prettier and prettier every time you browse through them.

    3. This is basically porn.

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    "Set of two Moleskines? Great, I'll take 20."

    4. You're always toting one around with you, you know, just in case.

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    If you have a thought or a good idea and you don't write it down, did it really happen?

    5. Let's face it: You line your shelves with journals the way some people line their shelves with novels.

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    The best books are the ones with your writing in it, right?

    6. Many of them are completely blank, minus a few pages of stray thoughts and doodles.

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    And others are completely full, and you will NEVER throw those away, because how can you put memories in the trash?!

    7. "Just a peek" into a stationery store or bookstore always ends with at least one impulse buy.

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    Thanks for all the low bank statements, Paper Source.

    8. You can't not buy one if it complements another one you already own.

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    It's practically the law.

    9. Which is great, because there's no greater satisfaction than purchasing a brand-new journal filled with crisp pages.

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    ~Falls asleep thinking of the sound of a freshly cracked spine.~

    10. As well as a nice, new pen to go with it, because you can never have too many of those.

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    To go with the ones you take from restaurants, doctors' offices, and the like.

    11. Every purchase comes with a mental promise to become a faithful daily diarist.

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    To-do lists can save your life.

    12. Or, if you're truly ambitious, a bullet journal-er.

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    Possibilities abound!

    13. You spend lots of time browsing through Instagram and blogs to find fun ways to jazz up all those pages.

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    So much Washi tape.

    14. There's no better feeling than cracking open a brand new one and writing on the first, fresh page.

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    Oh, the promise it holds.

    15. Spending minutes or hours writing or drawing in one is fulfilling and relaxing AF.

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    A perfect creative outlet, really.

    16. Even though you write everything down, you sometimes can't find a particular note because it could be in at least three different journals.

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    Or 12. No judgment.

    17. Your friends and family always know what to get you for holidays and your birthday.

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    Though realistically, you probably don't ~need~ any more.

    18. Deep down, you think you might have a problem, but there are so many worse things to be addicted to.

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    Happy journaling!

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