Let's see . . . it's the season of awards shows  galore, the Winter Olympics , a new season of The Bachelor , and more TV greatness. Basically, it's a time when you definitely don't want to be without a TV. And just because you've mastered the art of live streaming, crashing peoples' viewing parties, or catching episodes on Netflix doesn't make it any less OK. Get through it by knowing you're not the only one going through this painful time. To prove it, we bring you GIFs inspired by the cable-cord-cutting generation.
When All Your Co-Workers Are Talking About The Game of Thrones "Red Wedding" Episode
When You Meet People Like This . . .
Who Hear You Don't Have a TV, and They're All Like . . .
When Your Friends Start a Group Text About Last Night's Bachelor Finale
When You Have to Find Other Ways to Entertain Yourself
When You Have to Invite Yourself Over Your Friend's Place to Watch the Oscars
When You Plan Gym Time Around Your Favorite Show
When Family and Friends Refuse to Visit You For Fear of Boredom
When You Can't Have a Lazy Day Watching Marathons of Keeping Up With the Kardashians
When You Make Up Excuses For Why You Don't Own a TV
When You Have to Wait For the Super Bowl Live Stream to Buffer
When Your Olympics FOMO Becomes Unbearable
But Then You Finally Realize It's Not So Bad