Psychoanalyzing your group Halloween costume

During Halloweek, colleges nationwide are alive with cornucopias of costumes (Get it? Fall harvest? No?). The spirit of cross-dressing and slut-ifying yourself lies thick in the air. More likely than not, if you have any friends at all, you’ve been brainstorming possible group or partner costume ideas for days or even weeks.

But what do these costumes say about you? 

Yes, at one point (cough freshmanyear cough) we all thought being the cast of Gossip Girl would be ‘classic,’ ‘hilarious’ or ‘ironic,’ but it’s time to face the fact that it has been done before — and often.  Regardless of the motivation behind any costume decision, the end aesthetic result will generally be pretty uniform.  To everyone else, your plan of mocking the culture of reality television by dressing up as Pauly D means that you are secretly in love with him and his muscles.  You probably are.

So, for your edification, we present our psychoanalysis of your group Hallloween costume:

Sexy/Slutty/Va-Va-Voom Disney Princesses: You feel torn between still feeling like a little kid and wanting to be a sex kitten.  You probably have some Daddy Issues. You still love the Disney Channel, but are too embarrassed to admit it to others for fear this fact will diminish their opinions of you and your intelligence.

The Seven Deadly Sins: You grew up in a relatively religious household and therefore actually know what these are. You probably brought up the idea hoping you could be Lust.

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