Being quarantined means all of us are more separated from and connected to our neighbors simultaneously. Every single window decoration and yard flourish is now noticeable, and the apartment that was once considered mildly annoying now sounds like an endless parade of torture.
In a sense, we are all getting to know our neighbors better in this bizarre time of uncertainty, whether through friendly waves across the street or tense notes left on noisy doors. Since we're not able to unpack neighborly dynamics with our friends IRL, many are taking to social media to complain or gush about those cooped up across from them.
Regardless of whether you're ready to kill your upstairs neighbor, or you've been falling in love through a series of window conversations, you are certainly not alone in your bizarre experiences.
The world has temporarily paused amidst this pandemic, and people are becoming far more aware of those who live right next to them. Here are just 25 examples of this phenomenon.