13 Weird Side Effects Everyone Experiences From Growing Up In Chicago

Growing up in Chicago makes you a certain type of person. Every Chicagoan experiences these 13 weird side effects that may make us a little odd. From road rules to food preferences, our expectations run high. Keep scrolling to check out these undeniable habits.

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If you’re a true Chicagoan, you’ll also find it hard not to cringe at these 14 things.

What other side effects do you get from growing up in Chicago? Share your thoughts with us!