Halloween Is This Week And I Have No Idea Who I Am, Let Alone Who I’m Dressing As

Halloween Is This Week And I Have No Idea Who I Am, Let Alone Who I’m Dressing As

College is a trying time, especially during Halloween week.


Ah, Halloween. Somehow, some way, college students (myself included) have managed to take Halloween and stretch it out into a week-long period of partying, fun, and drinking. As if that wasn't enough, students have also somehow managed to plan and coordinate multiple Halloween costumes to go along with the festivities. Despite the fact that Halloween is literally right around the corner, I haven't even found one costume yet. Nope, not one.

Although I could credit this to my insanely busy schedule, I've actually put a lot of thought into Halloween costumes this year. My roommate started telling me during the first week of September that we needed to plan for Halloween, however, I figured I would ride it out and find something super simple. Nonetheless, the other night as I was browsing various Pinterest posts trying to find a potential costume, I came to this realization; why do we dress up and pretend to be someone we're not when we don't even know what the hell we're doing with our lives in the first place? We spend so much time trying to find a costume that's the funniest, or the sexiest, or maybe the scariest, but why?

On Halloween, everyone is being someone who they aren't. That might just be me being overly analytical, but it's the truth. We spend so much time trying to be authentic and trying to navigate who we really are in college, yet for one night, or even a week, we spend so much time putting on a costume that masks who we really are.

I will be the first to admit that I literally have no clue what I'm doing. I go through phases of believing that I have my sh** together, but deep down, I have no clue what the hell I'm doing, let alone what I'm going to be the one (or five) nights that I go out for Halloween.

So by all means, be whatever the hell you want for Halloween, I'm not trying to convince you otherwise. However, when you do go out for Halloween, who do you want to be? After all, Halloween only comes once a year, you can't pretend you're someone you aren't forever.

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9 Halloween Costumes We Hope To Never See After 2018

C'mon people. Lets get more original here!


C'mon people lets get more original here! It's 2018, and people are still recycling the same costumes with no real creativity.

Here are 9 Halloween costumes that should be retired after this year's spooky season:

1. Army Girl

The oh so basic "you don't wanna fight with me" captions are officially old and camo is SO out!

2. Playboy/Hugh Hefner

We have officially paid our respects long enough, may he rest in peace. And may we invest in a piece of clothing that covers our entire body!

3. Boxers

We've definitely seen enough "you should see the other guy" captions, and it's just a waste of perfectly good drawing bruises around our eyes!

4. Nerds

C'mon. If you really were a nerd, you would not be wearing those suspenders with a crop top, that simply isn't practical!

5. School girls

Sister Mary would never approve of the length of that skirt or the height of those heels!

6. Fire fighters, policemen, nurses.. lets just keep the uniforms to the people that belong in uniforms yikes!

We've seen enough skin tight spandex costumes to last us a life time!!

7. Angels and devils and the corny captions that come with it

"Yes, it hurt when I fell from heaven.""Didn't even dress up this year"...blah blah blah, move on. You look adorable, but can def be more creative c'mon.

8. Cat..or any form of animal with ears

I don't think our beloved household pets would want to be represented in little tiny lingerie!

9. Holes

While always a nice comfortable classing, and I mean c'mon orange IS the new black. This is so painfully over-done now too!

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