12/05/2014 10:57 am ET

The 34 Emotional Stages Of Being A Beyoncé Fan In 2014

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1. January 7: Blissful ignorance of what's to come. It's Blue Ivy's birthday! The new album has been out for several weeks and it is without question the greatest thing ever made. This year is going to rule!

2. January 26: I hope I don't have to tell my mom what "surfboard" means. Bey performs "Drunk in Love" for the first time at the Grammys (with Jay Z, of course), and it is incredible. Never has wet hair looked this appealing.

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