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21 Problems All Cynical People Will Understand

I’m not mean, I’m just realistic. Realists get. shit. done.

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2. When an inspirational quote pops onto your Facebook or Twitter feed, it actually makes your day worse.

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There is literally nothing more depressing than badly photoshopped inspirational quotes.


3. When someone has a really bad idea, and you have to decide whether or not to shoot it down and risk making them mad.

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SIGH. I’m just trying to save us all from tears, embarrassment, and/or a trip to the emergency room, OK?


8. You visibly cringe whenever anyone talks openly about how they are "destined for fame."

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Srsly, anyone who wastes their energy talking about being destined for greatness is not destined for greatness.

10. Wanting to pull out your hair when someone says, "It’s always darkest before the dawn.”

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That is a ridiculous expression that doesn’t mean anything. Why are we still using it? It is 2014, Jesus H.

11. That goes double for whenever anyone tries to talk about every cloud having a silver lining.

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Cool, while you hang out looking for your silver lining, I’m going to go ahead and look for an actual solution to this cloud problem.


15. When someone talks about how world peace is possible if we all just love each other, you have to shut your eyes from frustration.


War has nothing to do with whether or not we love each other, it’s a complicated socio-political issue involving resources an -- OH MY GOD NEVERMIND. JUST FORGET IT.


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