The Hilarious Gap Between Expectations and Reality

Psychologists tell us that stress is the gap between a person’s expectations and the reality of the situation. Whether it be a disastrous haircut, a New Year’s resolution gone awry or a catastrophic turn of events, we have all had the direct experience of lofty expectations turning into huge disappointments. So in relating to the comical images that make up this Reality vs. Expectations slide show, we’re actually laughing at our own folly.