30 First World Problems Most Millennials Can Relate To

Here are 30 first world problems that most millennials can relate to.

  1. 1

    Pimple Problems

    The giant pimple on your forehead won’t go away, so you cancel all of your plans.

  2. 2

    Super Single

    When you hide your relationship status on Facebook because all of your friends are updating theirs to married.

  3. 3

    Wildin’ Over a Cell Phone?

    Your cellphone dies and you’re already asking for pity with the old “story of my life” line. You know very well your hotline doesn’t need to bling 24/7.

  4. 4


    You want to see the hit Broadway show Hamilton but have to wait almost a year to see it. #BoyBye

  5. 5

    Tired Fingers

    Your fingers are so tired from counting all that cash. We see you.

  6. 6

    Life Is Hard

    You bought so much food for dinner that now you can’t eat it all.

  7. 7

    Hair Junkie

    Your shower is full of organic hair products because “none of them are working.”

  8. 8

    Bad Reception

    Your phone reception is acting up so you start complaining about your carrier, yet you stay collecting those rewards on Tuesdays. #Mhmmmm

  9. 9

    I Ain’t Got No Likes

    The girl whose pictures you’ve always liked stops liking yours after her followers start going up. *Gasp* Who does she think she is?

  10. 10

    No Lemon, No Drink

    You’ve gotten fancy and can’t drink water without lemon in it. OK, Beyoncé.

  11. 11

    Stalker Status

    You’ve told yourself that you’re going to stop and that you have self-control. Yet somehow you repeatedly find yourself scrolling down your ex’s page. In the words of O.T. Genasis, you need to cut it.

  12. 12

    Coffee Cup Gone Wrong

    You got in your feelings when the barista misspelled your name on the coffee cup. Naturally, you use this as a petty Snapchat moment.

  13. 13


    You go back to your crush’s pictures from 32 weeks ago on Instagram and double tap their picture by accident. Now you just look plain, old creepy.

  14. 14

    The DJ Didn't Play Your Song

    You go all the way to the DJ booth to request a song but they never play it. What a blow.

  15. 15

    Social Shade

    That ex-friend (who cut you off a few months back) posts a meme throwing subs, and it sounds a little too familiar. #WishThemWell

  16. 16

    On the Outskirts

    When your clique didn’t show up to the club, and no one is trying to let you into their circle. #ForeverAlone

  17. 17


    You’re tired of your wardrobe, and can't figure out what to wear to the party so you give up and stay home. #Smh

  18. 18

    Guilty Pleasure

    You binge eat fast food during your favorite series and feel so guilty that you detox for a week.

  19. 19

    Zero Simple Syrup

    That moment when there’s just no more simple syrup in the iced coffee.

  20. 20

    Where’s the Food?

    You don’t want to pay for takeout but you also don’t want to cook. #TheStruggle

  21. 21

    Hair Disaster

    You spent all night conditioning your hair to wake up and find out your twist-out didn't come out right.

  22. 22

    The Same Outfit

    You swore that H&M outfit was going to pull you through and you see basic shorty in the corner with the same clothes on. Really though?

  23. 23

    Washed Computer

    You don’t even want to take out your 2008 laptop in class because you know you’re about to get flamed.

  24. 24

    Missing Series

    Your favorite TV series just ended and you feel empty. Now what will you do?

  25. 25

    Fake Followers

    When someone likes all your pictures on Instagram but doesn’t say “Hi” in real life.

  26. 26

    Look, Ma, No Shoes

    You can’t afford the new Yeezys and roll your eyes every time you see someone rocking them.

  27. 27

    Bad Lighting

    You can’t find the right lighting to help you slay in your latest selfie.

  28. 28

    Netflix Issues

    Your mom got mad at you and changed her Netflix password.

  29. 29

    Big Mistake

    When you tell yourself “I’ll remember that” and don’t write it down.

  30. 30

    Toys for Days

    Your younger sibling has so many toys all over the house that you have to start throwing them away.

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