We've all been there. Many, many times.

You sit down to write an e-mail, beat back the urge to use emoticons (pronounced emote-i-cons), struggle against the inclination to employ Internet shorthand, and one hour later... you're still trying to come up with the perfect salutation.

Domics' animated illustration of the stress involved in emailing may not help you overcome this gravest of first-world maladies, but it will at least provide the kind of comfort that comes from knowing that there are other people out there dealing with the same stupid bullshit you are.

[H/T: Reddit]