Artist’s Brilliant Candy Heart Comics Reveal What We’re All Really Thinking

It can be tough to share how you really feel.

After all, social norms dictate that we put on a happy face most of the time. But, what’s going on below the surface can be a lot more complicated than a simple smile lets on.

People don’t often get the chance to share how they’re really feeling or what’s going on in their inner monologue. One artist is trying to change that with a series of honest comics.

Cartoonist Tommy Siegel drew a series of comics featuring candy hearts that go beyond cool art: They reveal all too accurately what we’re all really thinking and feeling.

Here are 15 of his most relatable heart candy comics.

1. Most party-goers usually don’t really want to be there.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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2. Making mistakes as a parent is pretty inevitable, no matter what your best intentions are.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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3. Different views on religion don’t have to cause a wedge in relationships, as long as you don’t mention them.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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4. The same thing can be said about all your favorite TV shows…

 

 
 
 
 
 
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5. Arguments are usually about issues that are deep below the surface.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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6. The catcaller-pedestrian relationship is not as complicated as some others.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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7. Pets can mean a lot in a relationship.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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8. And people have random hook-ups for all kinds of reasons.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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9. Sometimes people aren’t listening nearly as much as you think they are.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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10. And sometimes the fact that everyone’s not on the same page is a pretty big deal, like at a wedding.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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