20 People Share The Harsh Truths They’ve Learned To Accept

Published 11 months ago

For most of us, from our time of birth, we are filled with idealistic hope. However, with time we undergo so many experiences that may change our viewpoints significantly.  One Reddit user, Unorthodox69, got curious about what those changes may entail. So they made a post on the platform asking folks, “What’s a sad truth you’ve come to accept?”

Many answers came through that give an idea of the huge shift people have gone through in mindset, which may even affect the future of mankind as a result. Scroll to gain a little bit more insight into what we mean as the responses below provide clarity on how the world may currently be being influenced.

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#1 Never fall in love with someone twice, the second time you’ll be falling for the memories

Image source: iixClxver, Zarina Iskarova

#2 The next generation is already set up for failure. Good and rational people are no longer having kids. Idiots and bigots are reproducing like anything.

Image source: HumbleHercule, Tyler Nix

#3 You can’t help someone who doesn’t want to be helped.

Image source: DataPlenty, Baptista Ime James

#4 Love isn’t enough to make a relationship work.

Image source: cece_13sunroom, Dimitar Belchev

#5 Very few people in life will ever give a s**t about you.

Image source: newlife220, Anastasia Vityukova

#6 Sometimes you’re the annoying person everyone hates

Image source: Spervea, Mikail Duran

#7 The narcissists in your family will never give you the apology you deserve.

Image source: NeonPatrick, Austrian National Library

#8 Just because someone is family doesn’t mean they have your best interest in heart.

Image source: SuvenPan, Oren Atias

#9 Unless I win the lottery, I have no chance of retirement. When im too old to work, I’ll have to choose between homelessness or a dignified exit

Image source: ThisBerserkTextBone, Rene Böhmer

#10 The justice system in the US is absolutely f****d and nobody is looking out for you. If a cop, judge, DA, anyone decides they wanna f**k up your entire life, they can and there’s nothing you can do about it.

Image source: Ranger-K, Fred Moon

#11 No matter how good you are at your job, you are disposable and replaceable.

Image source: Grantapotomas, Kevin Grieve

#12 Hard work does not equal success.

Image source: Sodiac606, Alex Kotliarskyi

#13 That a few dozen people can destroy us all because they don’t like each other.

Image source: KevinCBanks, Luke Jernejcic

#14 Greed is the underlying cause of a lot of the world’s suffering as it allows people to justify doing horrible things

Image source: Scared_Bookkeeper_69, fikry anshor

#15 Social media has destroyed our mental health and society, but it also is Pandora’s Box. There’s no putting this lid back on.

Image source: watch_over_me, Rasheed Kemy

#16 The biggest pieces of s**t will usually get away with it.

Image source: alexjaness, Allef Vinicius

#17 I really can’t buy my old dog much more time. She’s still happy and doing dog stuff, but she’s losing weight and having a hard time getting around. I talked to a mobile vet about end of life planning for her but I really don’t want to accept it. I love my doggo.

Image source: LovesMeSomeRedhead, Chewy

#18 You can do everything right and still fail.

Image source: Scribblenerd, jose pena

#19 I can never have another drink of alcohol. 6 years sober

Image source: TrailerParkPrepper, Giorgio Trovato

#20 Life is unfair sometimes for no reason

Image source: BrilliantMaybe4086, Annie Spratt

Shanilou Perera

Shanilou has always loved reading and learning about the world we live in. While she enjoys fictional books and stories just as much, since childhood she was especially fascinated by encyclopaedias and strangely enough, self-help books. As a kid, she spent most of her time consuming as much knowledge as she could get her hands on and could always be found at the library. Now, she still enjoys finding out about all the amazing things that surround us in our day-to-day lives and is blessed to be able to write about them to share with the whole world as a profession.

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