I miss the days before everyone was addicted to streaming services


FOMO, recognized by many as a soul-crushing feeling of missing out on something wonderful, is brought on by a variety of different circumstances.

The sensation is pretty common nowadays. It can hit when you see friends engaging in a Twitter discussion without you, or co-workers posting photos from a happy hour that you missed. I’ve experienced a ton of FOMO in myhaha  25 years of life, but one of my least favorite forms is the FOMO that arises when people are bonding in front of me over a movie or television show I’ve never seen.

As someone who loves television and hates feeling left out, whenever this happens I find myself thinking, “GAH, I miss life before streaming services.” Read more…

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