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7 moments in life which make you inexplicably nervous

We’re meant to be adults for pity’s sake!

WHEN YOU’RE A kid, adults look so brave and powerful.

They can do whatever they want, and manage to go around the place bossing people around and asking people for things left, right and centre.

However, when you reach adulthood, you realise that things are not as they seemed.  In fact, there are still lots of things you’re scared of, and only some of them make sense.

Here are seven moments in life which make you inexplicably nervous.

Any time you speak to a Garda

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They are humans.  You are human.  You don’t break laws.  Why are you nervous?

Going through passport control

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Chances are you’re an authentic Irish person with an authentic Irish passport, and yet, the nerves arrive.

See also: Walking through customs, going through security.

Making an innocuous phone call

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This may not be one that everyone struggles with, but occasionally making a phone call becomes a nervous ordeal.

We’re not talking about phone calls where you’re getting big news, or have to ask a difficult question either. No, we’re talking about making a doctor’s appointment or ordering a takeaway.  What are those nerves about.

Buying condoms

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You’re an adult, clearly demonstrating good decision making and a strong sense of responsibility but you feel like a terrified teenager.

Running into an old teacher

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Somehow, this scenario has a magical ability to make you suddenly feel like you’re 14 and you’ve forgotten to do your homework, when the truth is you’re a grown-up just like them.

Say that a few times.  ’I'm a grown-up, just like them…I’m a grown-up just like them… I’m a grown-up just like them…’

Buying makeup from a fancy counter

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You’re about to pay them good money for something that, frankly, is worth a lot less than the price – really, they should be nervous.

They’re not, though.  You are.  What’s that about?

Asking the pharmacist for Solpadeine

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You know that you’re not doing anything wrong, and that you’re not planning on doing anything untoward with the tablets, and yet you feel super nervous.

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