27 Situations Where Expectations and Reality Didn’t Match

When your expectations don’t meet your reality, there’s no reason to be sad. You can look at any situation from a different angle, and even a failure can be a reason to smile.

Bright Side found photos taken by people whose expectations didn’t match reality, but it didn’t upset them at all.

27. "Cute Cactus Attempt"

26. "My Halloween costume was one giant Expectation vs. Reality."

25. The main rule of Halloween makeup: the scarier, the better.

24. I never imagined that SpongeBob could be even squarer.

23. It seems that it’s not the first New Year for this Christmas tree.

22. When Daddy tries to make a sling:

21. Ice cream from my nightmares

20. I came to my hairdresser with the photo on the left.

19. I look like a maniac not a panda in this mask.

18. My friend wanted to hone his tattooing skills.

17. When you set a difficult goal for your first carving:

16. Well, I am not actually hungry anymore.

15. What can be difficult about making ravioli...?

14. Just eat me up, please.

13. Not all pandas are equally cute.

12. I was felting a llama, but the llama didn’t appear.

11. The wet hair flip

10. I will look more brutal with such a hairdo.

9. That wasn’t the best idea for a romantic evening.

8. First, try to do it yourself. And then laugh.

7. Any perfectionist’s eye will start to twitch looking at this.

6. Even my snowman looks like a monster.

5. It simply got tired of hanging.

4. "My wife’s felting project."

3. This is why I don’t use Instagram tutorials for my manicure.

2. The ideal snack for Halloween: both simple and beautiful. However, wait...

1. Even my grass grows differently from other people’s.

Have you ever had a situation where things didn’t go the way you wanted? Was the reality pretty far from the expectation? Share your stories in the comments!

Preview photo credit unknown/imgur, Daniel Brown Mansilla