The ocean -- or any brilliant, large body of water -- is a powerful and beautiful thing. It gives you special moments that nothing else in the world can, from haunting yet serene silence to electrifying energy.
Some may argue that this fascination borderlines addiction. It is, after all, the only way to explain that euphoric high that being in the ocean gives you, right?
Below, 17 signs you are actually addicted to the ocean. (And are maybe going through withdrawal right now...)
The beach is the only vacation you ever want.
And you never bother to clean it out.
3. The weather and/or surf report of your favorite beach is a website you visit daily.
What do normal people fantasize about?
5. Your Instagram account looks a lot like this:
If there's a sunset without an ocean, you just don't see a reason for capturing it.
Seriously, why are you even here?
Sweating is soooo much better when it's by the sea.
And when you get there, this beach dance is completely necessary.
9. Your phone or desktop wallpaper looks something like this right now:
+50 points if the image is underwater. +100 points if it's an image of you underwater.
It's just not fair.
A style? Nope, it's a way of life.
Deep sea animals are very, very trippy.
And when you finally get one, your Instagram game jumps up 500%.
14. Your swimsuit is always easily accessible:
And it makes you smile just to see it every now and again.
Whatever it takes, right?
I'll see you in about seven days, kthxbye.
And you're forever chasing that stoke.