20+ Times When Reality and Expectations Were as Different as Chalk and Cheese

We’ve all probably had unpleasant situations in our lives when our reality wasn’t the same as our expectations. But if you share what happened to you, you’ll notice that you start feeling much better. And it’s great if you can laugh about it with someone else.

We at Bright Side think that healthy optimism can help in any situation, even when you’re dealing with some of the things from today’s article.

This is enough to make an adult man cry.

“My girlfriend decided to get a henna tattoo. This was supposed to be an elephant...”

“I paid for them because I’m scared of conflict.”

“Well, at least I tried.”

“Hey, it was tasty.”

“It looks more like cat food than candy.”

“I’m in physical pain”

“It actually tasted okay.”

They didn’t even try!

Minced meat pie...

“I just can’t believe this.”

“This is a fully cooked tub of goo. Tasted okay but I don’t think you can actually claim this as lasagna.”

“I am so disappointed in these ice cream pops.”

“I know I should just let it go, but c’mon!”

“Our mozzarella was tiny, 53 g while the package said 125 g.”

“I didn’t have super high expectations for $3, but it wasn’t even close.”

Lemon cake batter cookies

“I feel tricked, possibly even bamboozled.”

“I’m disappointed”

“My expectations weren’t high, but this was really terrible. And there’s almost no rice under there!”

Sponge Bob has changed...

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