Email is one of those things that's just a part of your life, period. Most of us know someone who has closed their Facebook account or refused to join in the first place in a little foot-stomping stand by their ego, and you might even know someone who is thrilled with themselves for not owning a smartphone.
But within the adult internet-using world, no one is allowed to not have email.
Not having email today would be the equivalent of not having a phone number—you'd have to be really doing your own thing to go there.
And so here we all are, typing things into compose windows, battling down our inboxes, and it's going pretty well—but like any world of social interaction, email has its difficulties.
Let's discuss 11 particularly awkward things about our email lives—
1) Exchanges that have an unequal power dynamic.