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25 Signs Your ‘Stranger Things’ Obsession Is Out of Control

Let’s not even pretend––Stranger Things has ~literally~ taken over your life. You’ve already binged it five times and forced your family to get into it, too. Your obsession with Millie Bobby Brown and Gaten Matarazzo is borderline creepy, and the show consumes your every waking thought. You might be over the top, but who cares? You just love it SO MUCH. Here are the 25 definitive signs that your Stranger Things obsession is getting out of control.

1. Millie Bobby Brown is pretty much your life on Instagram


I make my own parties #Marbella #being12 #heavenbeach #foamparty #moveslikejagger

A video posted by Millie Bobby Brown (@milliebobby_brown) on

2. You’ve watched videos of Gaten Matarazzo singing Les Mis a disturbing number of times

3. You’ve also considered going toothless because you love Dustin so much

4. Dustin is your one true bae

5. Your deepest desire is to quit your day job to adventure with a tiny-boy gang

6. You’ve already ordered a shaved-head wig to dress up as Eleven for Halloween

7. When it comes to Steve Harrington, you have very complicated feelings

8. However, your feelings about the hotness that is Joe Keery are very uncomplicated


Happy 4th!!

A video posted by Joe Keery (@uncle_jezzy) on

9. “Should I Stay or Should I Go” is the anthem of your LIFE

10. Bloody noses have become sacred

11. There are days when you choose to gesture instead of speak

12. You have a dedicated Facebook rant about how Steve Harrington is basically Jean-Ralphio

13. 90 percent of your day is spent searching Stranger Things memes on Tumblr

14. The other 10 percent is spent mourning Barb

15. The word “Papa” incites endless shuddering

16. And seeing this was very confusing


Tuna sandwich anyone??? Love eleven and papa! #strangerthings @matthew_modine

A photo posted by Millie Bobby Brown (@milliebobby_brown) on

17. You believe that every bad thing in your life is associated with the Upside-Down

18. Your normal diet has been replaced by Eggo waffles

19.  Lights are equally necessary and traumatizing

20. The Duffer brothers are your new squad goals

21. Except you want to date both of them

22. You’re already planning out your “Winona Forever” tattoo

23. And have mastered the art of staring very intensely

24. You have a homemade sensory deprivation tank currently in your bathtub

25. Did we mention how much you LOVE Dustin?

Gina was formerly the Beauty & Culture Editor at Her Campus, where she oversaw content and strategy for the site's key verticals. She was also the person behind @HerCampusBeauty, and all those other glowy selfies you faved. She got her start in digital media as a Campus Correspondent at HC Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where she graduated in 2017 with degrees in English and Theater. Now, Gina is an LA-based writer and editor, and you can regularly find her wearing a face mask in bed and scrolling through TikTok.