There’s room for everyone on the nice list, but not in the mall on the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday is almost upon us, and for shoppers who dare to brave the crowds, the experience can leave you feeling a bit like carved turkey.
Between the early morning wake-up call, the raucous shoppers, sold-out products, and massive lines, Black Friday shopping can seem like more hassle than it’s worth. But when you find that perfect present at the right price, no feeling compares. After all, they call it “the most wonderful time of the year” for a reason, and that reason is 40 percent off flat-screen TVs, right?
As you pack your purse with snacks and get out your best running shoes for the big day, here are the 15 emotional stages you’ll experience while Black Friday shopping, as told by the royals, because Kate Middleton’s facial expressions don’t get enough attention on the Internet. You’re welcome.