I thought i had realized.. especially since this tweet of yore - but sometimes grasping this is like understanding molecular physics (or on a smaller scale in my case.. like swallowing pills) - yes, it is the way of the world. a fact of life. may seem tough but you just gotta get past it. Everybody does.
But god dangit why is it so bloody hard to digest?
So i will never be
Maybe.. Because they don't give shiny medals and prizes to 22nd place