61 “Hard to Swallow Pills” Memes That Speak the Harsh Truth

Sometimes the truth hurts and only when we see it written in black in white does it hit us. You may have seen memes consisting of a pill bottle and a handful of pills that often contain facts that are hard to swallow.

We often try to deny the truth or ignore it altogether but only when we accept the truth and tackle the obstacles in our lives can we move forward. Here are 61 pills that may be hard to swallow but the sooner we do, the more we can embrace life with positivity.

1) Let the “Hard To Swallow Pill” memes begin!

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "A significant subset of the population will behave as [censored] as they are allowed to or can get away with."
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“A significant subset of the population will behave as [censored] as they are allowed to or can get away with.”

2)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Not all motorcycle accidents are caused by people not being aware of them. Some motorcyclists drive like [censored] to show off or get around traffic."
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“Not all motorcycle accidents are caused by people not being aware of them. Some motorcyclists drive like [censored] to show off or get around traffic.”

3)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Your anxiety will never disappear. Rather you are going to have to learn how to manage it so that you will not avoid life altogether."
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“Your anxiety will never disappear. Rather you are going to have to learn how to manage it so that you will not avoid life altogether.”

4)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "You are not immune to propaganda, and many of the things you grew up believing to be true about your country, or other countries, or groups of people, or political ideologies, or history, may be lies or misrepresentations."
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“You are not immune to propaganda, and many of the things you grew up believing to be true about your country, or other countries, or groups of people, or political ideologies, or history, may be lies or misrepresentations.”

5)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Just because you acknowledge the problem doesn't automatically solve it."
Reddit

“Just because you acknowledge the problem doesn’t automatically solve it.”

6)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Being depressed and antisocial doesn't make you cool."
Reddit

“Being depressed and antisocial doesn’t make you cool.”

7)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Believing that the earth is round or that vaccinations work doesn't make you smart or special. It's just common [censored] sense."
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“Believing that the earth is round or that vaccinations work doesn’t make you smart or special. It’s just common [censored] sense.”

8)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "You can't keep everyone you love around you forever."
Reddit

“You can’t keep everyone you love around you forever.”

9)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Children often won't do what we say. They will do what we do."
Instagram / @supportivefathers

“Children often won’t do what we say. They will do what we do.”

10)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Christmas music isn't that good."
Instagram / @records_player

“Christmas music isn’t that good.”

11)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "You create most of the problems in your life."
Pinterest

“You create most of the problems in your life.”

12)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Cringing at your past means you've developed as a person."
Instagram / @wholesomememesplz

“Cringing at your past means you’ve developed as a person.”

13)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Just because your crush liked your post doesn't mean she likes you."
Instagram / @notime4memes

“Just because your crush liked your post doesn’t mean she likes you.”

14)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Delusional people can show up any time to falsely accuse innocent people of anything."
Instagram / @warning.meme

“Delusional people can show up any time to falsely accuse innocent people of anything.”

15)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Someone developed the internet without the help of internet."
Instagram / @babamemewale_

“Someone developed the internet without the help of internet.”

16)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Your dog will die one day and you'll have to bear the pain."
Reddit

“Your dog will die one day and you’ll have to bear the pain.”

17)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "You don't deserve anything. Nothing is going to happen for you unless you make it happen."
Reddit

“You don’t deserve anything. Nothing is going to happen for you unless you make it happen.”

18)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Dying doesn't protect you from legitimate criticism of how you spent your life."
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“Dying doesn’t protect you from legitimate criticism of how you spent your life.”

19)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "It's easy to appear good looking and interesting online when you can edit out all the ugly and annoying parts of yourself."
Instagram / @blake706themost

“It’s easy to appear good looking and interesting online when you can edit out all the ugly and annoying parts of yourself.”

20)

61 "Hard to Swallow Pills" Memes - "Even when 2020 ends, it doesn't mean things will be better."
Instagram

“Even when 2020 ends, it doesn’t mean things will be better.”

21)

"Fairness, justice, and karma are not a given. They happen less than you expect. Be the change you want to see in the world but don't expect a just reward for it."
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“Fairness, justice, and karma are not a given. They happen less than you expect. Be the change you want to see in the world but don’t expect a just reward for it.”

22)

"You are far more attractive than you give yourself credit for."
Instagram / @kiaruo

“You are far more attractive than you give yourself credit for.”

23)

"Fat-free food is not actually healthy."
Instagram / @dr.umesh.wadhavani

“Fat-free food is not actually healthy.”

24)

"Girls actually love nice guys, but you probably aren't as nice of a guy as you think you are."
imgur

“Girls actually love nice guys, but you probably aren’t as nice of a guy as you think you are.”

25)

"Going to church every Sunday doesn't make you a good person."
Instagram / @backwards_savage_

“Going to church every Sunday doesn’t make you a good person.”

26)

"You have to text people back if you want to have friends."
Instagram / @3by3memes

“You have to text people back if you want to have friends.”

27)

"Having tattoos isn't a personality trait."
Instagram / @digitaldegenarate

“Having tattoos isn’t a personality trait.”

28)

"Horses walk on their nails."
Instagram / @scuffedkingsv2

“Horses walk on their nails.”

29)

"I am not entitled to anyone's time and people being busy doesn't mean they're abandoning me."
Instagram / @theresa_tresleches

“I am not entitled to anyone’s time and people being busy doesn’t mean they’re abandoning me.”

30)

"If you are a smart kid in a small town: You aren't as smart as you think you are. This will come as a big pill to swallow if you get a scholarship or make it into some sort of academic program where the rest of your classmates are 'smart kids' too."
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“If you are a smart kid in a small town: You aren’t as smart as you think you are. This will come as a big pill to swallow if you get a scholarship or make it into some sort of academic program where the rest of your classmates are ‘smart kids’ too.”

31)

"It's okay for someone to scroll through social media even though they haven't replied to your messages yet. It doesn't mean they don't care about you. Using social media requires less effort than engaging in a personal conversation."
Instagram / @dontmakemegetthestrapnamjoon

“It’s okay for someone to scroll through social media even though they haven’t replied to your messages yet. It doesn’t mean they don’t care about you. Using social media requires less effort than engaging in a personal conversation.”

32)

"Just because you spent a long time making a mistake (being with the wrong partner, hanging out with toxic friends, working at the wrong job, taking the wrong courses in college, etc...) doesn't mean you should keep doing it."
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“Just because you spent a long time making a mistake (being with the wrong partner, hanging out with toxic friends, working at the wrong job, taking the wrong courses in college, etc…) doesn’t mean you should keep doing it.”

33)

"Your kid gets that attitude from you."
Instagram / @coparently

“Your kid gets that attitude from you.”

34)

"Just because you knew her since childhood, doesn't mean she's 'the one'."
Instagram / @the_hispanic_chad

“Just because you knew her since childhood, doesn’t mean she’s ‘the one’.”

35)

"Looks matter."
Reddit

“Looks matter.”

36)

"There are a lot of people you might be compatible with in terms of relationships but there's no perfect 'one and only' out there waiting for you. You need to find someone that's close enough and make them the one and only on your own."
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“There are a lot of people you might be compatible with in terms of relationships but there’s no perfect ‘one and only’ out there waiting for you. You need to find someone that’s close enough and make them the one and only on your own.”

37)

"You can't make someone love you."
Reddit

“You can’t make someone love you.”

38)

"All men aren't trash, your taste in men is trash."
Instagram / @sackyamadda

“All men aren’t trash, your taste in men is trash.”

39)

"Most people live in poverty because of systemic issues not because they don't work hard enough."
Instagram / @theschoolofsocialvalue

“Most people live in poverty because of systemic issues not because they don’t work hard enough.”

40)

"No one is going to randomly fall in love with you. If you want to be in a loving relationship you actually have to talk to people and go on dates and not just make sad posts about your love life on social media."
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“No one is going to randomly fall in love with you. If you want to be in a loving relationship you actually have to talk to people and go on dates and not just make sad posts about your love life on social media.”

41)

"Nobody owes you anything for being nice, its what the standard human being should be."
Instagram / @hard.pills.to.swall0w

“Nobody owes you anything for being nice, its what the standard human being should be.”

42)

"Not everyone will like you no matter what you do. Some people will just not like you."
Reddit

“Not everyone will like you no matter what you do. Some people will just not like you.”

43)

"Your parent(s) are getting old."
Reddit

“Your parent(s) are getting old.”

44)

"People can have their own opinions."
Instagram / @psychoticmeme

“People can have their own opinions.”

45)

"Praying' for those in need is useless. They need food and shelter, not good wishes."
Reddit

“Praying’ for those in need is useless. They need food and shelter, not good wishes.”

46)

"Realizing life is really not fair."
Reddit

“Realizing life is really not fair.”

47)

"Smoking weed every day is a drug addiction."
Instagram / @dreadness707

“Smoking weed every day is a drug addiction.”

48)

"Some of your problems are your own fault, and won't get better until you actively do something about it."
Reddit

“Some of your problems are your own fault, and won’t get better until you actively do something about it.”

49)

"Someone holding you accountable is not the same as someone 'attacking' you."
Instagram / @mgrayv11

“Someone holding you accountable is not the same as someone ‘attacking’ you.”

50)

"You're not special."
Reddit

“You’re not special.”

51)

"That your actions (and lack thereof) have consequences. By just existing you are making an impact on everyone around you."
Reddit

“That your actions (and lack thereof) have consequences. By just existing you are making an impact on everyone around you.”

52)

"The reason sitcoms have a laugh track instead of a studio audience these days is because they're not actually funny anymore."
Reddit

“The reason sitcoms have a laugh track instead of a studio audience these days is because they’re not actually funny anymore.”

53)

"There are people with fundamentally different world views and you will never be capable of seeing eye to eye with some of them."
Reddit

“There are people with fundamentally different world views and you will never be capable of seeing eye to eye with some of them.”

54)

"Waluigi was created only so Wario could have a partner in Mario Tennis."
Reddit

“Waluigi was created only so Wario could have a partner in Mario Tennis.”

55)

"When we die there is nothing it's a state of unbeing. We are not special because we harbor high intelligence."
Instagram / @the_real_athiest

“When we die there is nothing it’s a state of unbeing. We are not special because we harbor high intelligence.”

56)

"Within a generation or two after your death, no one alive will have any memory of you. Your life, every person you interacted with, will be gone and lost in time."
Reddit

“Within a generation or two after your death, no one alive will have any memory of you. Your life, every person you interacted with, will be gone and lost in time.”

57)

"Women who work for tips are NOT flirting with you."
Instagram / @heratiio_sherwood

“Women who work for tips are NOT flirting with you.”

58)

"You aren't a hero or even a good person just because you're in the military."
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“You aren’t a hero or even a good person just because you’re in the military.”

59)

"Your friends do love you, your brain is just mean."
imgur

“Your friends do love you, your brain is just mean.”

60)

"You’re an [censored] to somebody."
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“You’re an [censored] to somebody.”

61) I hope you enjoyed these “Hard To Swallow Pill” memes!

"You've come a long way since the parts of your life when you were toxic! You don't have to hate yourself anymore! It's okay for you to be happy."
Instagram / @buttsybutts

“You’ve come a long way since the parts of your life when you were toxic! You don’t have to hate yourself anymore! It’s okay for you to be happy.”

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