10 things people deal with in the city that people in the suburbs don't understand
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- City living often offers an easy commute to work, 24-hour food options, and a never-ending list of things to do - all at a very high cost.
- Urbanites eventually learn to adapt to the sights, sounds, and smells of cities and accept things that would drive those residing in the suburbs crazy - like insane rent prices and garbage everywhere.
- Here are the things that people deal with in the city that those in the suburbs don't understand.
For many people, living in the city means an easy commute to work, around-the-clock food options, and a way of life where nothing is really that far out of reach. But there's a price to pay for all that goodness, and well, it's high - both in numerical figures and casual everyday annoyances.
As someone who lives in New York, I've adapted to the sights, sounds, and smells of the city. I grew up in the suburbs of New Jersey, so the city in all of its natural glory took some getting used to. There used to be green grass, fresh air, and even stars at night.
City annoyances certainly bother me sometimes, but I've accepted that the city life can't be glamorous 100% of the time. But when out-of-towners come to visit, I'm reminded of those dis pleasures, and they can be difficult to defend.
Here are 10 things city-dwellers deal with that could make suburbanites cringe: