10 Ways That Expectations Of Family Life Don't Match The Reality

Jayson Beck

Journalist

Growing up, we all had hopes and dreams. We thought about being astronauts, marrying Prince Charming, having a talking cat... However, the world is dark and full of terrors, and few if any of our dreams came true. The same definitely applies to the expectations that we come up with when we're adults! You'd think we'd be smarter, but collections of Facebook fails prove that we're not.

So when it comes to family life, we all had our expectations that had to be irrevocably shattered by the lightest touch of realities. Here we have a collection of images that sum up just how different your family life is from what you imagined it to be.

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Home decor

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Getting up together

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A weekend for the two of you

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Family breakfast

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Going for a family walk

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Evenings without kids

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Your kid

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Going shopping

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Family holidays

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Anniversary gifts

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