20 Earth-Shattering Photos That Can Make Your Heart Drown in Tears
Psychologists say that tough times trigger positive changes. Our own problems may turn into trifles when compared to troubles that others try to overcome. The father of a girl saying that he loves her in sign language, a person who buys a not-for-work pair of shoes for the first time in 6 years, or a young mom who’s finally got a room with beds for her children — all these people never gave up, and you shouldn’t either!
Bright Side is sure all our followers have a story that can make us happier right now.
“My sister just wrapped up her fourth shift in a row. It’s 53 hours in 4 days. She doesn’t get a chance to eat or drink. She forgets how to take care of herself while she’s taking care of her patients.”
This stray cat has chosen its owner.
“4 months ago, my daughters and I were staying at a shelter. It’s taken me too long to give them a decent bedroom. Despite the challenges, I’m quite happy.”
“This is my husband holding our newborn. He had driven 8 hours to be there for her birth after witnessing his dad lose his battle with life only 48 hours earlier. There’s so much emotion conveyed in his posture here.”
“I treated my mom terribly growing up. 3 years after my release, I hold a better job than I’ve ever had, I’ve stayed sober, and married my best friend. My mom said she was so proud of who I had become.”
“I will more than likely lose my grandma tonight, but I will forever cherish this photo of my grandparents. Almost to 53 years married.”
“First time buying shoes in 6 years that weren’t for work. It has been a rough few years so this was a great day for me!”
A mom helping her son with cerebral palsy skateboard for the first time
“My uncle wanted to dance his last dance. We both were crying. He’s sick and would soon lose his balance and strength. This was 5 years ago.”
“It’s not much, but it’s mine. After 18 years in an abusive marriage, another 9 years of living with black mold, water leaks, and being too broke to have the heat on, this is heaven.”
“While waiting to board our plane, my daughter was approaching everyone and saying hi until she walked up to this man. He asked if she wanted to sit with him. He pulled out his tablet and they watched cartoons together, and she offered him snacks. This wasn’t a short little exchange, this was 45 minutes.”
51 years together
“I work at a facility that houses the pets of domestic violence victims while they get back on their feet. A dog I fell in love with finally went home with her family after 8 months in our care. Looking into her kennel is bittersweet, but I’m still so happy.”
“Childhood was rough for me — I always said it would be different when I had my own family.”
“We got the house and are moving in. My dog will finally have a yard. One day we’ll have babies. This is my life. I never thought I’d have this.”
“My little cousin is going out to eat for the first time. She was abused by her father. We snuck her and her mother out of the house one day and brought them to a different state to start a new life.”
Students bought their color blind teacher glasses so that he could distinguish colors.
“After 12 months of unemployment due to an accident injury, I’m healthy again, have a caring boyfriend, and found a new job. This is the best day I’ve had.”
This is a woman’s first time signing her name to anything in months after having stitches in her wrist from nerve surgery removed half an hour earlier.
A deaf dad signing ASL to his newborn daughter: “I’m daddy! I’m your daddy. You’re a beautiful girl! Green eyes. You’re cute. I love you.”
What event in your life made you cherish it even more? What makes you move forward each day?
Preview photo credit Laura McIntyre / facebook