The cons of anhedonia

I go to comic conventions. And for the past couple of years (at least), I’ve been experiencing a condition called “anhedonia.” These two things make for odd bedfellows. Anhedonia is the inability to experience pleasure. Comic cons used to be a sort of pleasure overload for me.

Since I started going to cons seven years ago, though, I’ve experienced something darker about them: while they do overload my pleasure circuits, they have depressed me terribly. (more…)