16 Struggles Only People Addicted To Coffee Understand


  1. You wake up and your brain immediately wants coffee. Shower, eating, life – basically, none of it matters. At least not yet.
  1. You stumble through the motions until you can make your way to the kitchen, to the coffee shop, wherever you go to get your first fix.
  1. As soon as you get a whiff of that sweet, sweet smell of coffee brewing you start to feel SO ALIVE.
  1. And as soon as the first taste trickles down your throat you immediately feel like a new person.
  1. You don’t really understand people who say they don’t drink coffee.
  1. Or people who drink decaf.
  1. You seriously wonder, what are they even DOING with their lives? HOW DO THEY FUNCTION? You don’t want to think about it.
  1. And people who say they aren’t a morning person; it’s like, huh????? Morning = coffee. It’s the most beautiful time of the day!
  1. You relate to Lorelai and Rory Gilmore on a spiritual level. Yes, you love them because they’re witty and funny but it’s their deep need for coffee that really speaks to you. They inspire you to drink more coffee.
  1. If you go to a friend’s house and they ask if you want coffee you’re like, uhm hi, have we met? Of course I want coffee. I would have it in a freaking IV if it were possible!
  1. Wait, how is it 2015 and we still don’t have coffee available in an IV yet? Come on, people.
  1. When you drink a really bad cup of coffee at the office some office noob made you’re like, seriously?????? this ain’t a fucking game.
  1. Some people look forward to birthdays, anniversaries. You look forward to the day your favorite seasonal coffee drink comes out. It’s basically a religious experience.
  1. You feel slightly embarrassed for listening to that Selena Gomez song “The Heart Wants What It Wants” because it’s obviously about coffee. No, really. Listen to the lyrics. “You got me sippin’ on something // I can’t compare to nothing // I’ve ever known, I’m hoping.”

  2. When someone asks you if you’ve ever thought about not drinking coffee you just laugh. lol what a funny idea.
  1. You don’t really appreciate the questionable look your barista gives you when you order iced coffee in winter. It’s like, what?! don’t judge me!