By Amanda Yeo
Internet anonymity is both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, it makes people feel free to spew homophobia and racism; it can be like busting open a godawful piñata of hate. On the other, it also makes people feel safe sharing deeply personal, gripping anecdotes on places like Reddit.
In order to help point you in the right direction, we’ve curated a few of the subreddits whose stories have sucked us in and keep us coming back for more. These interesting subreddits are where we check for updates on ongoing dilemmas, discover fresh tales, or dive into rich archives.
Are all of these anecdotes true? Most definitely not — people lie on the internet all the time of course. Even so, it isn’t a stretch to assume at least some are, and whether or not they’re false doesn’t change the fact that they’re immensely entertaining. …