The Struggles of Being a Type-A Person
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The Struggles of Being a Type-A Person

We even stress out about not having anything to do.

The Struggles of Being a Type-A Person
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As someone who's the epitome of a Type A, and on the verge of being an OCD freak, I dedicate this article to all of you who are a bit overly stressed, entirely impatient, and always in a rush.

Here's a list of some very real struggles that every type A person goes through:

1. We struggle with patience. I doesn't matter if it's waiting for the water to boil, waiting months for a concert, or waiting for a friend who's five minutes late to our plans. Time is the enemy. We know what we want and we want it now.

2. Waiting in line is literally the worst (probably because we're ridiculously impatient). Lines just make it take even longer to get things done.

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3. We have a never ending mental list of things that need to be done.

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4. There is no such thing as free time, because not having anything to do stresses us out even more and makes us feel like we're forgetting something.

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5. We are always stressed out. Always.

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6. In fact, being nervous, stressed, or worried feels more normal than being relaxed.

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7. People with 900+ unread emails freak us out. In fact, anytime that little red notification bubble is above an app, we have to open it.

8. We're very competitive people. Practically everything becomes a competition, but this makes us very driven people.[rebelmouse-proxy-image crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//" expand=1]

9. We are total perfectionists. Everything has to be a certain way no matter what it is; food portions, paintings, organized rooms.

10. We need to be in control of all situations. Not being in control of what's happening is one of our biggest fears. This is why we hate big surprises.


11. There's a slight amount of OCD that comes with being a Type A person. (My closet is organized immaculately.)

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