The Atlantic: Why Do Humans Talk to Animals If They Can’t Understand?
Some people wonder if talking to their pets makes them seem "weird." Yet it's a natural impulse for humans to continue to engage in this behavior. After all, these furry little friends are often part of the family.
This article explores why some people might be more likely to talk to their pets (and, thankfully, confirms there is no need to feel self-conscious in doing so).