We all go through hard times throughout life. During those times, when we aren't able to find someone who can relate, there is always a Drake song that manages to speak directly to our life. According to a recent study, listening to sad music is actually a good thing. So the next time your friends begin to harass you about blasting your sappy music at loud volumes, respond with this study.

Frontiers in Psychology, an open-access journal, states: "Emotion experienced by music has no direct danger or harm unlike the emotion experienced in everyday life. Therefore, we can even enjoy unpleasant emotion such as sadness. If we suffer from unpleasant emotion evoked through daily life, sad music might be helpful to alleviate negative emotion."

Cue up those sappy playlists, it's officially good for you. 

[via Pigeons & Planes]

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