13 Signs Your Target Obsession Is Real


Don’t hide it— you know you’re just as obsessed with Target as I am. You can’t blame yourself. It’s that dollar section, the way the furniture just speaks to you. Everything’s working against you, you know?

Try as hard as you might, but you’re going to wind up buying something that wasn’t on the list of things you went in there for.

If you aren’t sure if your Target obsession is real or not, read through these 10 things that people who are obsessed with the store experience. If these describe your life— face it— you’re obsessed. Welcome to the club.

1. The $1 Section Is Your Favorite Place

I mean, it is a pretty magical place. All that great stuff for only a buck? Game over.

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2. You Plan Your Coffee Dates Around Your Target Trips

Starbucks is located inside Target stores, and it doesn’t get much more convenient than that.

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3. Target’s The Biggest Thing You Do All Day

Sometimes I wake up, get dressed and do full makeup, you know, just to go to Target. Because it’s that’s big of a deal.

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4. The Bags You Bring Are Never Enough

I try to do the whole “bring your own bag thing,” but sometimes it just won’t hold everything. You think I’d learn one of these days, but so far— nothing.

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5. Each Aisle Brings You Joy

Sometimes I find myself going up and down every aisle just because. But hey when it’s your biggest outing of the day, you’ve got to make the most of it, right?

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6. You Buy Way More Than You Planned For

This describes my life. I always buy way more than I ever intended.

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7. Everything’s On The List

I convince myself that I really need the things that aren’t on my grocery list. It’s not enough if you want it, you have to need it. Do I need two more extra soft throw pillows? It’s as if my life depended on it.

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8. You Stock Up On Target Coupons

I always save my Target coupons. The problem is I usually forget to bring them to the store with me. I really need to work on that.

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9. It’s The Only Place You Buy Groceries

I never go to any other store to buy groceries, despite how much money I’d save. Target’s hold over me is just too strong.

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10. Oh Yeah, And Over Half Of Your Closet Is From There, Too

When you can buy your clothes and your food in the same place, it’s a win win. No wonder I never shop anywhere else.

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11. You Bond With Others On The Street About Their Mossimo Flats

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Photo by Scurzuzu

Guilty as charged, and I’m not ashamed.

12. You Save Time By Skipping The Dressing Room

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Photo by osseous

Because you already know what styles, cuts and colors look best, you don’t even need to try them on.

13. You Celebrate When You Spend Less Than $100


Because it really is a miracle.

The first step is admitting you have a problem, right? If you can relate to these 13 things, your Target-obsessed. But you know, who’s to say there’s anything wrong with that?

[h/t: BuzzFeed]


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About the Author
Augusta Statz
I have a B.F.A. in Writing from the Savannah College of Art and Design. I’m an avid writer with a genuine sense of curiosity. I feel the best way to absorb the world around you is through fashion, art and food, so that’s what I spend most of my time writing about.

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