12 Struggles Of Being Emo At Christmas

15 December 2016, 14:41 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

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James Wilson-Taylor

By James Wilson-Taylor

It's the most wonderful time of the year...apparently...

'Tis the season to be jolly. Unless you are emo in which case Christmas time is a legit struggle from start to finish. Here are just a few reasons why...

 

1) You keep hearing the opening note of 'Jingle Bells' and thinking it's the intro to 'Welcome To The Black Parade'.

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Don't start your carol with a G note if you ain't gonna caaaarrrryyyyy ooooonnnnnn!

 

2) Your converse aren't waterproof enough to cope with the snowy weather.

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Yeah, there are winter versions available but you just didn't plan ahead...

 

3) Grandma keeps asking why you are wearing so much eyeliner.

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"Is this what the kids are doing these days? Is it supposed to be a costume? Are you just tired?".

 

4) Mom keeps removing your homemade ornaments from the tree.

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Why shouldn't there be a star at the top in the shape of Patrick Stump's face?

 

5) The seasonal music is all way too cheery...

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Where is the spoken word breakdown into the screamed final chorus?

 

6) ...And playing MCR's 'All I Want For Xmas Is You' is just too much!

 

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7) You want to watch 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' but your family all think it's a Halloween movie.

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8) Your skinny jeans don't match the Christmas sweater your aunt knitted you and you are now being forced to wear.

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9) You wanna look festive while wearing all black which is IMPOSSIBLE!

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10) When Santa asks what you want for Christmas, you know he won't actually bring you shirtless Brendon Urie.

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11) No mall elf ever looks as good as Pete Wentz did.

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12) Fingerless gloves are not a great idea in this weather.

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Is that frostbite on your nails?

 

Happy Holidays Emo Kids! (Don't worry, it will all be over soon...)

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