54 Agonising Problems That Prove English People Have A Love-Hate Relationship With Tea

Can’t live with it, can’t live without it. It’s complicated.

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For a minute there I thought we were out of tea and it was one of the most terrifying moments of my life. #englishpeopleproblems

— Charlotte ✨ (@TheCharNetwork)
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#EnglishPersonProblems Wanting a cup of tea but all your teacups are dirty.

— Arthur Kirkland (@IareArthur)
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Oscar just got upset because when I made his cup of tea, I put the hot water in first, then the tea bag. #englishproblems #actually

— Maureen Johnson (@maureenjohnson)
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The shocking taste of finding out your tea's gone cold. #Englishproblems

— Hannah S. (@Han_So)
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completely forgot about my tea and now it's cold )-: #englishproblems

— em ♡ (@houghtonem)
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@jpgTHFC I hate it when this happens #englishproblems

— Mat Hendery (@MatHendery)
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When you burn your crumpets and your tea is cold <<< #EnglishProblems

— Alex Harper (@AlanPeterHarper)
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When you've got a tea brewing and you forget about it and the bag's been in for like 10 minutes... #englishproblems

— Ross Pickering (@RossPickering)
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I want to eat a scone but then I’ll have to drink more tea #englishproblems :(

— Ghaida Zahran (@GhaidaZahran)
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I drank my tea too quickly and now I feel ill #englishpersonproblems

— Gee (@GeorgiaisHerman)
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oh i drunk my cup of tea to quickly and i think im going to die #englishpeopleproblems

— Kerry (@kerrylgumley)
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All the big mugs were dirty so I had to use a 'standard' size for my tea - disaster. #englishpeopleproblems

— Louise Lamb (@LouiseLambFiles)
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The problem with a mug of tea this big, you can never drink it all before it goes cold #englishpeopleproblems

— Tommy Colmer (@tommycolmer69)
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need to get some decaf tea 'cause I always want a mug around now but can't sleep #englishproblems

— mat jones (@pillowfort)
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Burned my hand making tea. #englishpeopleproblems

— Kate Miller (@katemiller2295)
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The barista at work gave me Earl Grey instead of English Breakfast. I forgot, took a sip. It was awful. #englishpeopleproblems

— Sam Dudbridge (@samdudbridge)
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I've run out of lemon; do I want to put milk in this cup of Earl Grey? #englishpeopleproblems

— Voyou Désœuvré (@voyou)
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Having to hide the fact your making yourself a cup of tea so you dont have to suddenly cater for the whole family #Englishpeopleproblems

— Elleh Stephens (@EleanorStephens)
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First cup of tea of the day always a let-down. Yorkshire Gold does not brew properly in this soft Californian water #englishpeopleproblems

— Nichi Hodgson (@NichiHodgson)
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Not good: Thought I'd brought 80 tea bags to Austria, but only actually brought 40. Must ration them so I don't run out! #englishproblems

— Rachel Hosie (@rachel_hosie)
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i honestly had 10 cups of tea today. #englishpeopleproblems

— ayla_lewis (@ayla_lewis)
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I walk into my car and its smells like tea and crumpets #englishproblems

— Anna Lamb (@annaalamb)
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Headaches because you've not had a cup of tea all day. #englishproblems

— Vesper Lynd (@dametokillfor)
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Half my digestive biscuit fell into my tea and I don't have a spoon #englishproblems

— Chloe M (@KloKlo)
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I want a cup of tea but I don't want to make a cup of tea #englishproblems

— Aisling (@imnotaisling)
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Only I would drop my phone into my cup of tea #wow #englishproblems #typical

— Em (@EmWaterhousee)
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Don't ask how, but I managed to drop my laptop charger's plug into a cup of tea. Any advice on when it will be usable? #englishproblems

— Andy Symeou (@andrewsymeou)
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Just dropped an earphone in my tea #englishpeopleproblems

— Polly Shields (@pollyshields)
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Forever forgetting where I put my tea down. #tut #englishproblems

— Dani Whylie (@idk_cbf)
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The disappointment when you pick up your mug only to realise you've drunk your tea. #englishproblems

— Wade (@iWader)
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Such a disappointment when you make a shit cup of tea :-/ #englishproblems

— geo (@GeorgieHyams)
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Drinking my tea keeps making my glasses steam up #englishproblems

— Sian Louise (@MissSianLouise)
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when your mum says she'll makes you a cup of tea but forgets #hopesup #englishpeopleproblems

— Flöšš (@flossdeakin)
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When my mom tells me there's still tea in the pot but There's only half a cup< #englishpeopleproblems

— yousef (@yahyouuusef)
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Oh noes! I just drank all my tea and forgot that I had biscuits to dunk in it. Now I have to make another brew. #englishpersonproblems

— Helen Rose (@helenroseftw)
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Constant craving for scones and tea. #englishproblems

— Rachael Brown (@arebee94)
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Really upset that I'm too hot to have a cup of tea #englishpeopleproblems

— Harriet Spence (@93Harrietspence)
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Why does tea make you thirsty? #EnglishProblems

— Aimee-Grace Miller (@Aimee_Grace94)
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I really want to sleep but I have a cup of tea that's still too hot to drink #englishpeopleproblems

— the invisible chick (@rachelisthyname)
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Cups of tea don't taste the same after brushing your teeth #englishpeopleproblems

— Em (@Emily_xRose)
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Just spilt tea on my slippers :( #EnglishPeopleProblems

— ☯ Little Evelyn ♬☮ (@StuffsByEvelyn)
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Attempting to make a cup of tea and this happens..... #wtf #englishpeopleproblems #thereisawholeinmycup #mare

— Wilf (@wilfasaunders)
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The awkward moment when you forget to take the tea bag out of your tea and almost choke to death #EnglishPeopleProblems

— Markyyy. (@HiMyNameIsMark_)
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Just twisted my ankle running to make tea #englishproblems

— Olivia Ash (@livvieash)
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