25 Things That Only People Who Carry Concealed Would Understand

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

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

2. You give the most awkward hugs ever


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


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


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


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


12. You squat while shopping

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

About Brandon

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Glock 27 that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in an Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 3.0 holster.