We all get sad from time to time. It’s part of being human, especially in the year 2020 when we’re dealing with quarantine amidst a deadly pandemic, the looming threat of climate change, a hellish election cycle (that’s now (almost!) over), unemployment, and a whole lot else.
That being said, if you are feeling sad a lot more than you’re not, or if you are having thoughts of self-harm, please don’t hesitate to seek help. If you are a teen dealing with depression or other mental health issues, see PBS.org for a list of resources and organizations that can help you. If you are an adult, see Mental Health Resources.
The best 2020 memes have reflected all the sadness we’ve felt this year. For example, the Sad Will Smith Meme replaced the Crying Jordan Meme:
The “My Plans/2020” Meme depicted how all our most well-laid plans were thwarted:
And the coffin dance meme sprung up just when we needed it most, a perfect mixture of comedy and morbidity for this most anxious of times: