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How Girls Get Ready to Go Out

It’s Friday night, which means…

Even though it’s barely dark out, your girlfriends are already primping at your place.

So you put on your best “Getting Ready” playlist and your friends jam out like:

And it makes you feel like the best DJ in the world.

You think you know what you want to wear tonight…

…until you see what your friends are wearing.

It’s like they planned it!

So you go through a million different outfits trying to find something more appropriate.

You think you have plenty of time, but when you look at the clock, you’re like:

Then you look in the mirror and think,

So you scramble around your room looking for your little black dress.

And you slap on your makeup in record time!

(There’s a smudge or two, but you’re sure it looks fine.)

As you hurry up to get ready, you can’t help but think,

Your friends who are waiting for you start to get impatient.

So you tell the oldest lie in the book:

And after 15 more minutes, you tell your friends:

But before heading out, your friends want to check their hair one last time, so everyone crowds around the only mirror.

And even when you’re finally at the party or bar, you’re still fixing your hair like

That is, until a cute guys turns to you and says, 

So you smile, knowing all your hard work paid off!

Connie is a professional and creative writing major at Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently obsessed with pole fitness, pumpkin bread, and '80s fashion.