19 Truths People Who Love To Stay Up Late Will Relate To

Winston Churchill, Charles Darwin and John Travolta. What do they all have in common? They’re all part of a secret underground club, a club that the nerdy old early birds will never belong to: the night owls. Modern night owls are fuelled by endless social media scrolling and are often prone to falling down the Youtube rabbit hole, watching endless videos of cats jumping into cardboard boxes.


And when the lols run out, you can be certain that your inner monologue will keep you awake, kindly reminding you about that assignment you’re behind on or that embarrassing thing that happened five years ago. So next time you’re awake at 3am counting down the hours till your alarm goes off, just remember that you’re not alone.

1. You spend all day in lectures trying not to fall asleep

2. Because you were up late the night before


3. So you truly believe you will get a good solid eight hours in tonight

4. You remember that taking a bath is supposed to help

5. You promise yourself you’ll just watch one episode to get you off to sleep


6. Seven episodes in, your belief in an early night starts to falter

7. You switch the lights off and try to sleep

8. Until the urge to check your phone becomes unbearable


9. All of your friends are sleeping

10. Until you accidentally-on-purpose wake one of them up

11. But there’s always that one fellow night-owl you can chat to


12. But even they eventually fall asleep

13. You could swear that clanking sound is a ghost/ robber/ murderer

14. You suddenly realise that you’re hungry


15. So you proceed to eat the entire contents of the fridge

16. When your brain finally decides it’s bedtime, your bladder has other ideas

17. So you try and make it to the bathroom without waking anyone up


18. When you finally fall asleep, your alarm wakes you up two minutes later

19. So you come to terms with the fact that coffee is the only solution


Sarah Power
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Unnatural blonde with a natural gift for wrapping presents. Never had one lesson. Big fan of Sex and the City, Eddie Vedder and men who have a good strong whistle. Hope to be a responsible woman one day, but for now I'm enjoying being a child in a woman's body. Pet peeve: People who abbreve everything.

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