America’s Most Miserable Cities

According to an index measured by “great unhappiness and emotional distress,” Forbes has compiled a Top Ten list of where America hurts the most.

Between rampant poverty, toxic waste, and unemployment rates, Detroit is officially the best place to go if you want to justify why you spend so much on your studio apartment anywhere else.

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