25 Sad Realities Of Life That Are Here To Stay

In The Future

In The Future

Fifteen years from right now, you won't remember one single thing that happened in your life today. I mean, unless you like, give birth to a child today - yeah, that might change things.

The Path To Extinction

The Path To Extinction

Ninety-nine percent of all the species of animal who have ever walked the planet are now gone. There is the flip side of that, of course; the one where you are one of the 1% which is still here now - but you can't take any personal satisfaction from that!

Getting Better?

Getting Better?

That's just a saying. There's a really good chance that things will not get better at all. In fact, they might actually get worse.

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

When you start to lose a memory of someone, the first thing you forget is the sound of their voice.

What Is Sadness? What Is Truth?

What Is Sadness? What Is Truth?

There really is not such thing as "sad truth". I mean, sadness is an emotion that humans feel while truth is just, well, truth. Yes I know that it renders this list kind of pointless, however, in return I offer you this; shut up!

Always Someone Better

Always Someone Better

I don't care what you're really, really good at, there will always be someone better than you at that exact same thing. You know, unless you're Christiano Ronaldo or someone. But in time, even he won't be the best.

Letting Go

Letting Go

When you really think about it, life is just a big long practice session at letting go of people and things.

Life Isn't fair

Life Isn't fair

Life has never been fair, nor is it ever likely to be. Most of the time, you're at the mercy of factors that are completely out of your control.

You're No Explorer

You're No Explorer

If you're alive in this day and age (if you're not, please see me after class) then you're not going to be exploring new lands because it's all been done before you. However, you're going to die before you get the chance to explore beyond our planet.

When You Were Young

When You Were Young

Yeah, you can remember some things from your childhood, maybe you can even remember a lot of things. But you can't remember most of it....

The Rich Get Richer

The Rich Get Richer

If you weren't born with money, then you have less chance to make money than someone who was.

To Do List...

To Do List...

Of all the things that you want to do in your life, most of them you will never even attempt.

Good and Bad

Good and Bad

Even though you might spend your entire life trying to be good in the hope that you will reap what you sow, it is true that good things will still happen to bad people.

After You're Gone

After You're Gone

I know you'd like to think that you are the most popular person ever, but you'll never really know how many people truly cared about you and miss you when you're gone.

You're Nobody

You're Nobody

The vast majority of the people walking planet Earth have no idea who you are and don't care that you exist.

Moving On

Moving On

When people don't need you in their life anymore, they will move on and you won't know them in the future.

You're The Bad Guy

You're The Bad Guy

Whether you deserve it or not, you've the bad guy in someone else's story. Of all the people you ever meet and have ever met in the past, it's crazy to think that they all liked you.

Negative vs Positive

Negative vs Positive

Negative emotions such as anger can end a life in seconds whereas all the positive emotion in the world cannot bring back a life which has ended.

Almost Definitely

Almost Definitely

You will almost definitely live longer than your pet, which means you'll be upset when they're gone but not the other way around.

Mistakes

Mistakes

It is impossible to go through life (or even a day) without making mistakes. If that is beginning to sound like an inspirational thing, it isn't. I'm just pointing out that your next mistake draws closer with every heartbeat.

The Parentals

The Parentals

Sometimes family relations get strained and estranged but for the most part, you will either be at your parents' funeral or they will be in attendance at yours. We don't know which of those is the saddest.

Love

Love

Love is the saddest thing of all. Remember, loving someone with every inch of your being will not make them love you back. Just sayin'.

Silver Medal

Silver Medal

People who take out the silver medal tend to be more unhappy with second place than bronze winners are with third as it is second place who is reminded that they almost won but didn't.

Making Stacks

Making Stacks

There are people all over the world who don't work at all and yet, they make more money than you do on a daily basis.

Do Your Best

Do Your Best

We're always encouraged to do our best in life but let's be honest with each other here, there will be a whole host of times throughout your life where "your best" will not be anywhere near good enough to get what you want.