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14 Stages Of Moving Into Your First Apartment

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1. Relief that all your prayers have been answered. You've finally found a new place.

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2. Getting insanely excited that you’re finally, actually moving oooooouuuuttttt!!!!!!

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3. Carefully measuring your new space.

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4. Constantly playing Billy Joel’s classic “Movin’ Out” in preparation of the big day.

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5. Fearing you’ll never get your stuff all packed up.

6. Debating whether or not your teddy is "adulthood" material.

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It totally is.

7. Accepting that you'll have to move every single thing you own.

8. Realizing that you’re in a five-floor walkup.

9. Imagining just how much of a workout you’re about to get.

10. Complaining about having sore arms after painting your accent wall.

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Sleep sounds purrfect right now.

11. Trying to figure out exactly how to get your fabulous new couch up the stairs of your five-floor walkup.

You can do it. We believe in you bby!

12. Making your third trip to the store because you forgot to buy a garbage can. And a plunger.

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Andddddd a shower curtain.

13. Finally taking a breath and relaxing.

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14. Inviting all your friends over to show off your new place — because you have a home, and you can!

And then snuggling up with your best friend after a job well done.

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