25 Things That Only People Who Carry Concealed Would Understand

1. When you first start carrying concealed, it feels like the entire world knows

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Source: http://www.securityconcerns.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/paranoid2.jpg

2. You give the most awkward hugs ever

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Source: http://semi-rad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/awkward-bro-hug-2.jpg

3. This makes you scream

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This is a screenshot from a Hickok45 video. It was instructional, we assure you that he knows exactly what he’s doing 🙂

4. Every time you sit or stand up…

5. You avoid running certain errands

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6. Your summer attire is sometimes…excessive.

(ok, this is a little exaggerated, but you know what we’re talking about)

7. You smile your biggest smile when you stumble upon this before going into a business

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8. You laugh your most sarcastic laugh when you stumble upon this before turning around and not going into that business

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Source: mydoorsign.com

9. You plan trips around places that don’t allow you to concealed carry (this is a Reciprocity Map with Florida Non-Resident as the example)

 
Source: http://www.usacarry.com/concealed_carry_permit_reciprocity_maps.html

10. Having to do your business in a public bathroom is more time consuming and more annoying than ever before

 
Source: http://www.recoilweb.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Raven-Vanguard-II-resting-during-that-moment-of-vulnerability.jpg

11. You have a drawer in your home strictly for holsters

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12. You squat while shopping

 
Source: http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2011/056/d/0/squatting_man_5916988_by_stockproject1-d3aeguo.jpg

13. You don’t reach too high

 
Source: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XKCwcYitvyI/T1bUjjTUFbI/AAAAAAAACMk/oMggMwRnMGs/s1600/business_man_reaching_up_hi.jpg

14. You’d rather have your drivers license taken away than have your pistol permit taken away


Source: http://s3.amazonaws.com/static.texastribune.org/media/images/DriversLicenseResponsibility_jpg_800x1000_q100.jpg

15. You buy pants a size or two larger than you normally wear


Source: http://cf.ltkcdn.net/sewing/images/std/144120-425×344-pants-too-big.jpg

16. You get a little more nervous than usual when a police car is behind you

Source: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_2fgHwFgh8J0/TK89yniTkSI/AAAAAAAAAxM/vRtJfrK_4jU/s1600/rear+police.jpg

17. When you see a wall clock, you think about different carry positions

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18. When you go out to eat, you sit in an area of the restaurant that gives you a view of the entrance and exit, as well as the entire floor

Source: http://cdn.media.kiwicollection.com/media/property/PR005134/xl/005134-02-restaurant-dining-room.jpg

19. Your awareness of your surroundings is 100x higher than it was before you started carrying concealed

Source: http://apexselfdefense.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/stalker.jpg?w=476

20. If you’re awake, you’re carrying concealed

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21. You’ve had this happen to at least one pair of jeans

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22. How naked you feel when you aren’t carrying

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Source: http://www.framingthedialogue.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/feeling-naked.jpg

23. When you see someone with a Pro-Gun bumper sticker, you feel an urge to stick around in order to very-high-five them

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Source: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/9c/HFE_Very_High_Five.JPG

24. Every time you hear of a lawful citizen using his firearm in self-defense, you wonder what Make, Model and Caliber was used

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Source: http://cdn2.armslist.com/sites/armslist/uploads/posts/2013/01/15/855112_01_full_size_or_compact_handgun_640.jpg

25. You cheer when you hear about people defending themselves with their concealed carry firearms

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Source: http://newyorkknowsbest.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/istock_1814174-3-people-cheering-low-res.jpg

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