Struggle: Why are Taylor Swift concert tickets so expensive?
"I think I might have some spare change from that time I got Taco Bell...Is that enough to cover it?"
Perk: There’s always something there to make you happy after a long day.
Struggle: When the season finale comes on and you're at work!
Perk: You can legally drink at the concerts, providing you an escape from the openers and escape the merch table.
Struggle: When your fave dumps your college tuition in a Jacuzzi.
Perk: Finding people who fangirl over the same things you do - leading to SO MANY new friends.
Struggle: When celebrity drama happens and you’re trying to stay focused in class.
"BUT WHY DID ZAYN HAVE TO COME AT LOUIS DURING FINALS WEEK?"
Perk: Reading live tweets of an experience (ex, concert, show, POLITICAL DEBATE).
Struggle: Having to decide if you should catch up on your obsession or sleep.
"Anybody else spend all night binge watching a show because they left it on a cliffhanger?!"
Perk: Those long breaks between classes? Catch up on that show on your twitter timeline!
Struggle: Hearing a song come on in public and have to pretend to keep your chill.
Perk: Hearing a song in public and not pretending to keep your chill.
"We’re college kids, time to OWN our interests"
Struggle: All your friends judging you because you got “too into it”. Again.
Perk: Thanks to Netflix, we no longer have to wait a whole week to get our fix.
"Honestly, if OITNB made me wait, I would be dead."
Struggle: Spoilers on social media.
Perk: Netflix/Hulu exists = No commercial breaks.
Struggle: Wishing you could read the whole series again like the first time.
"I would go back to my younger self and make myself appreciate Harry Potter more."
Perk: Overhearing someone in public talk about your obsession.
Struggle: The school wifi is TYPICALLY unreliable and your tweets/show won’t load and you can physically feel yourself crumbling into a pile of dirt.
Perk: You no longer live at home so your parents can’t judge you…
Struggle: When your home wifi is just as unreliable as the school's...
Perk: Getting to connect with the younger generation
"Who knew middle schoolers could be so cool!? We’re wearing the same shirt!"