Things don’t often go as expected, there’s no denying it. And sometimes life hands us a bracing, if not downright brutal, reality check. We may not be quite as amazing as we envision ourselves, but don’t let that get you down. People love someone who can just keep things real. Someone who can admit that they aren’t the best at everything and that life isn’t always as picture perfect as it might appear on Facebook and Instagram.

These 36 Reality Check memes are the perfect example of how keepin’ it real can keep us humble, relatable, and provide a good laugh.

Keepin’ It Real With These 36 Hilarious Reality Check Memes

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Kristi is a frizzy-haired mother of four, living the dream in Austin, TX. When she is not writing, she can most likely be found exploring the hiking trails in Austin, or pursuing her other life passion . . . tacos.