sadness

Comics!

'Happiness Is Hard to Find,' Today's Comic by Rob Corradetti

A wolf talks about what his world is like when he's sad.
Rob Corradetti
12.13.18
Comics!

'S.A.D. Lamp,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth

Tara figures out a way to power through seasonal affective disorder.
Tara Booth
12.5.18
~science~

Science Says Pop's Getting Sadder, We Say "Duh, Us Too"

A new study of 500,000 tracks released in the UK between 1985 and 2015 tells us that contemporary pop is all about the crybabies.
Lauren O'Neill
5.16.18
Essays

The Magnetism of Sadness and Frightened Rabbit's Scott Hutchison

Hutchison, 36, died after years of struggling with depression. But during that time he made joyous poetry out of being a boring adult still struggling to figure your shit out.
Josh Visser
5.13.18
aging

Why Birthdays Can Make People Depressed

The "birthday blues" are a real thing.
Abigail Fagan
5.6.18
relationships

The Science of Breaking Up

Sometimes love hurts, but breaking up isn't all bad. One science and psychology writer shares what he learned after a painful personal experience.
Doug Main
1.4.18
happiness

Trying too Hard to Be Happy Can Make You Feel Like Crap

It's like sleep—the more you strive for it, the more elusive it can become.
Markham Heid
11.19.17
Crying

My Quest to Find Out Why I Can't Cry

I've gone through breakups,​ friends' funerals, and family illnesses without shedding a single tear. It's made me wonder if something is wrong with me.
Conor Creighton
10.24.17
Dating

People Explain Why They Bailed on a Relationship in Six Words

“Voted for Trump. Yeah, no thanks.”
Anna Goldfarb
6.1.17
so sad today

I’m Not as Unhinged as I Feel

When I am at the bottom of my psychic well, I seem to know how to love myself intuitively.
So Sad Today
3.23.17
Stuff

The Endless Hell of Commuting in Britain

I'm tired of eating my crisps next to someone's bare feet. I won't stand for it.
Joe Bish
9.15.16
Stuff

We Asked People if Their Lives Turned Out the Way They Thought They Would

"Ostensibly, no it hasn't."
Morgan Harries
9.8.16
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