17 Unbearable Struggles Of Being A Goth In The Summer

14 April 2016, 17:27 | Updated: 8 May 2017, 17:09

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Woodrow Whyte

By Woodrow Whyte

Wake me up when it's over.

At this time of year, the winter-dwelling goth must transform into a summer goth. It can be a difficult, traumatic transition for many but it is essential for any goth who wishes to see another Halloween.  

1) April is when the struggle truly becomes real. 


2) The transformation is not easy. 


3) Problems are amplified when you're the only goth of your friendship group.


4) Goth families have their own unique set of problems.



A photo posted by OG Mervyn Covacs (@gatermane) onAug 16, 2015 at 12:47pm PDT


5) Including this...


5) The warning signs aren't good.


6) It's important to look after each other.


7) Self-care is ESSENTIAL for any summer goth. This guide will help you.



8) Tfw you fully embrace the summer goth trash life.


9) When your grandma is a summer goth and dresses better than you.


10) When people ask if you hate sand and you're like...


11) You always get compared to Wednesday Addams and it only annoys you because you know she wore it better. 


12) When people ask "aren't you hot under there?"



13) And this.


14) Smug health goths who don't have a problem with summer because THEY'RE NOT PROPER GOTHS FFS!



15) People look at you weird and you're like, why?


I want to go somewhere tropical this year. #summergoth

A photo posted by EM ILY (@ellealutte) onJan 17, 2016 at 1:22pm PST


16) When you hang your washing to dry outside and it's looks like there is HIM concert happening in your garden. 


17) Ultimately, you can't wait until it's over.


#Halloween #gothsbelike #creepy #pumpkin #ishalloweenevergoingtogethere

A photo posted by Mark Preece (@lovemetenderloin) onJul 25, 2015 at 8:30pm PDT