Are Happy Endings Unrealistic?

Are Happy Endings Unrealistic?

A thing about me is that I love happy endings. I love closing a book with all of my favorite characters alive and at peace at the end, with the couple that I’ve been shipping together finally becoming an item, and with the big bad defeated. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes I enjoy a good cry and a sad ending just makes more sense for the story. But generally speaking, I would take a happy ending over anything else.  One thing that’s always bothered me with the occurrence of a happy ending, however, is the immediate reaction of people saying …