13 Things You Should Never Apologise For

There are many, many things you should apologise for in this life. Being a One Direction fan, standing up for Justin Bieber, thinking that goats cheese is a delicacy (it tastes like vomit, stop lying to me.) That said, there are a lot of things that you should never apologise for. Life is too short to worry about every single little thing. Here are the things that you should never apologise for;

1) Spending Your Hard Earned Cash

You've worked your little heart out for that money, why not go and treat yourself? After all, there are far too many savers in the world. You can't bring the money with you when you die.Splurge and be happy. (Bad advice, I accept that.)

2) Letting Go Of Bad Relationships

You should never feel bad for leaving behind a bad relationship, whether it was romantic, friendship or a family member, if you're miserable and dread seeing them every time, then it's time to pack up the past and move forward.


3) Being Brutally Honest

There's nothing wrong with telling someone some harsh home truths, from time to time. Whether it's calling them out on their bad behavior or bad outfit choice, honesty can be refreshing from time to time, in this oh so two faced world.

4) Having A Lie In

Perhaps it's more a sign of old age, but I for one love nothing more than the thoughts of an impending lie in. Of swapping that early alarm for no alarm. Of waking up and discovering that you have many more hours of sleep to come. The only thing you should be apologising for is not doing it often enough.


5) Letting Loose Every Once In A While

Sometimes all we need to feel sane is the promise of a night of socialising and general shenanigans. When the going gets tough, a night out with friends is sometimes all you need to get going again. No guilt involved.

6) Having Unusual Tastes

Ignoring my opening paragraph somewhat, but if there are some unusual tastes that you secretly harbor, then embrace them. Whether this extends to your eating habits, film choices or musical preferences, if it makes you happy, do it. (In secret, if necessary.)


7) Wanting Some Alone Time

No one knows you better than you, so who better to whittle away a few lost hours with? Society has moulded our brains in such a way that we feel as though being alone is something to be ashamed about. Well it shouldn't. Go enjoy some 'you' time today.

8) Not Wanting A Traditional Future

Just because you don't want a house in the suburbs with two kids and a cat, doesn't make your future any more viable than the next person's, or vise versa for that matter. Dream big and aspire to be whatever you want to be, there's nothing stopping you.


9) Always Carrying Snacks, Just In Case

You'll never know when hunger will strike, so it's always handy to have a few snack supplies nearby, just in case. Snacks are a way of life, end of.

10) Being Single And Happy

Do you receive a rush of pity whenever you mention to someone that you're a single pringle, despite being single because, oh I don't know, you WANT to be? Because you've seen your friends get hurt, one by one and don't really fancy it happening to you? Because you like to go out and meet new and interesting people without having a six foot bag of misery attached to your arm? Imagine that.

11) Wondering If There's More To Life


If you feel stuck in a rut, are bored, are dreaming of what else could be out there, then don't give up. Get out there, try new things, travel, move, apply for that job, shun the negative ones who tell you that this is it. Because this isn't it, there's so much more to be found, so just go and find it.

12) Swapping The Gym For A Film Night

It's a cold, miserable evening and the thoughts of donning lycra and sweating for the next hour, is enough to make you want to cry. So instead, you stick on a great film and curl up on the couch for the evening. That's most definitely not a thing to feel bad about. The fact that you even considered the gym as an option, is an achievement in itself...

13) Not Getting On With Every Single Member Of Your Family

You can't choose your family, it's as simple as that. So, on the off chance that you get along with every member of your 60 man strong brood, then congratulations, you're a rare species. For those of us who can admit to not loving a member or two of the clan, then don't feel that you need to apologise, just feel the need to keep family reunions labelled as a rare occasion. Rare and exotic.

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Alison Keogh
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Alison decided to follow a sensible career route and chose to study Media. She happens to think of herself as a kind of Irish Beyonce after four Coronas, which usually results in her being deserted on the dance-floor by her loving friends. Her horrifically short attention span seeps into many aspects of her life, resulting in her half hearing important facts and hating people who walk at a leisurely pace.
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