21 Signs Your Tea Obsession Is Getting Out Of Control

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1. You have more varieties of tea than you have pairs of shoes. Or shirts. Or friends.

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2. You have frequently experienced the emotional state that is “teapot lust.”

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3. You’ve done your research regarding medicinal tea blends and can treat pretty much anything with a good brew.

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4. And you feel like the goddamn potions master whenever anyone asks you what tea is good for their problems.

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A stomachache, eh? Let’s start by grating some ginger…

5. It genuinely angers you when you have to abandon a cup of tea and it’s cold by the time you get back.

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What am I supposed to do with this shit?

6. You also have way too many tea strainers to avoid cross-leaf contamination.

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“My strainerssss” – you, probably

7. You openly judge people who microwave their tea.

Don’t….just don’t.

8. The smell of dry tea leaves can calm you down in an instant.

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9. So can looking at tea-related cinemagraphs.

So…soothing…

10. You’ve developed a seething distrust of “coffee people.”

11. You react to cutesy tea infusers the same way most people react to human babies.

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12. You have a very strong opinion about bag tea.

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Either way it’s still just an opinion.

13. You also have a very strong opinion on green tea: powder or leaf?

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14. You have “a guy” that you go to for your tea.

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“Theres this amazing online retailer who ships it in from…”

15. The way you take your black tea is more complicated than most cocktails.

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Eighteen drops of milk and .875 cubes of sugar, or else three squeezes of lemon juice strained through a silk hanky…

16. You need to drink tea more than once a day to feel alive, and that’s not an exaggeration.

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17. The mere thought of pouring the water BEFORE putting the tea bag in makes bile rise up in your throat.

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BAG FIRST, WATER SECOND. CHRIST.

18. You’re convinced that the amount of green tea you drink will render you essentially immortal.

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19. You won’t let anyone else make you a cup of tea because you know they’re going to screw it up somehow.

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No no, you have to give the leaves time to release their flavor.

20. You have special teapots for making certain kinds of tea.

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21. And your love for tea doesn’t stop at drinking it. Tea flavored snacks, tea scented candles…

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It’s all fair game when you’ve got a serious tea obsession!

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