The 15 Emotional Stages of A Black Friday Shopping Trip

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15 Emotional Stages of Black Friday Shopping

What’s your favorite part of Black Friday shopping? Mine’s the joy of getting heavily discounted things after waiting almost a year for them and the fact that it’s the official start of holiday shopping.

See, regardless of your stance on Black Friday–and even Thanksgiving Day–shopping, we all have to agree that it can be a crazy emotional roller coaster ride—from the struggle that is waking up super early to wait in lines to the elation you feel when scoring the last remaining 40” TV at 50% off.

But those DON’T BEGIN TO ENCOMPASS the full extent of that ride, amiright?!

No, you also get derailed by omnipresent SALE signs that make you want to buy it all–for yourself. Because, priorities.


And you can even forget what it was that you came to get in the first place.


At times you also get exhausted and hunnnngry. That crazy early wakeup call and those food court smells are really getting to you.


And as if that weren’t enough, you also get sidetracked again as you search for presents for the little ones. Toy stores, story books, stuffed animals, ahh how good it felt to be a kid.


You’re not done yet, though! There’s still plenty of shopping and emotions to endure. In fact, why don’t you check out more of the Emotional Stages of A Black Friday Shopping Trip and let me know which ones resonate the most! [Continue reading]