holidays New Year's Eve: Expectation v. Reality  

Ashley Reign
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Have you ever woken up on New Year's Day and realized that you can't even remember what happened the night before? Or maybe you realized in hindsight that your evening simply didn't go according to plan. Perhaps you made some resolutions last year that just didn't quite stick, or maybe your New Year's Eve kiss is going to cause you more drama than it was worth the next day.  

If you've ever experienced anything like this, you're definitely not alone. We've gathered together some of the most common experiences people have had where New Year's Eve turns out to be a total letdown. New Year's Eve is just one of those holidays where the expectations almost never measure up to the reality. After all, there is so much pressure and such high stakes placed upon a single night! Your New Year's Eve is supposed to set the tone for the rest of the year, and oftentimes, it feels like your year is going to suck when your New Year's ends up failing. 

Check out the funniest New Year's Eve expectations vs. realities below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

That Dress That's Sure to Make You the Classiest Gal at the New Year's Party


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New Year's Resolution: Take Up Running


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THIS Is the Year You'll Finally Quit Smoking


THIS Is the Year You'll Fi... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list New Year's Eve: Expectation v. Reality
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How Suave You'll Look When You Pop the Cork at Midnight


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