27 People Reveal The Most Depressing Truth They’ve Had To Accept

Happy people always spout how lucky and grateful and *blessed* they are in life. They throw heart eye emojis out like they’re on sale at Target in the $1 bins. They live, laugh, love and don’t ever seem to see the sh*tty things in life. Shouts out to every Pinterest blogger ever.

One might say that’s an ignorant way to live, but hey — it’s a lot better that reveling in your own depression of real world truths. For many other people, though, they’ve come to realize that life is not all puppies and butterflies and Instagram likes. They’ve had to come to terms with their sexual abuse, sick parents, and the sociopathic tendencies of the company they keep.

These truths might not be easy to accept, but admitting them can at least turn you in the right direction of self-discovery. Or it will just make you wallow and fester in your self-deprecating sh*t. #BLESSED

These are 27 of the most depressing truths people have had to accept:







Written by Laura McNairy

Laura is a freelance writer for TFLN. She likes to write about what she knows best — dating, sex, and being awkward, but usually in the opposite order. She is the Assistant Editor and videographer for Peach Fuzz, a sex-positive nudie magazine in ATX.