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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal by Zach Weinersmith for January 06, 2015
From a distance, things look perfect. Up close reality fills in your imagination. The same is true for feelings. Wow! You're really really charming! Which is why it's easier to fall in love than hold onto it. Look at that hot sad guy. I bet he's way more profound than my boyfriend. Tacos. The same is true for memories. Hey, remember college? Yeah... The good ol days. When your girlfriend cheated on you and you broke your knee and your dream of being an astronaut died? Which is why it's so hard to see the future. This slight improvement in hardware will finally make me happy.
Extrapolate. It sucks to be you now. It will continue to suck to be you 150 years from now. But you’ll forget how much it sucked, so you will think you were much happier now than you will be then. That’ll suck, too.