A petrol attendant fills up a persons car at an Engen service station. South Africans face another national fuel hike. Picture: Karen Sandison/African News Agency(ANA)

Durban - Trust those lurking the Twitter streets to find the humour in even the most dire of situations. This week, many of us are up in arms about having to budget more of our hard-earned cash for fuel. 

If you’ve been living under a rock, petrol is going up at midnight.

Read here: Here is why the petrol price is going up

Not a very yay moment, I agree but government is blaming the recent hike on the Rand/US Dollar exchange rate, an increase in the price of crude oil and the import price of petroleum products.

So while we are carefully strategising our travel routes and no longer about that #roadtrippin life, tweeps have realised that the fuel price increase may also lead to other things.

Some believe long distance relationships may end while others are considering breaking up with their side chicks just to save on a litre or two.



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