Life can get the better of us sometimes, and it often takes a pretty extreme situation to help us realize it's time to make a change.
Humans are creatures of habit; we sometimes need a different perspective or major situation to help us see our lives how they really are.
*Content Warning: this article contains mentions of suicide, substance use, and abuse*
People's tastes are anything but universal, but there are some things that are distinctly more popular than others.
It can get pretty lonely when you're the only person you know who can't stand the current popular thing.
It's not just pet names or little gifts.
Whoops! I didn't know THAT was going to happen.
Surprising when your heart starts pumping and you get a little hot and bothered and you aren't even doing anything close to THAT....but oops. Here you are.
What are the weird ways it's happened to you?
It can't all just be a story, right?
Our collective unconscious is just full of creatures that we know aren't real. Mermaids, griffons, giants, witches--they don't exist.
But could they? There must be a reason for all these stories. And once you've lived long enough, you start to believe anything is possible.