Are You Insane? No? Well, you just might be by the time we get to the end of the list. 86 reasons why you may have been committed to an Insane Asylum in the late 1800s.
Reason #9 – Jealousy and Religion
Apparently in the late 1800s it was okay to be jealous or religious but ‘Holy-mother-of-Mary’ God have mercy on you if you ended up combining the two! One can only imagine where the logic was behind this reason and how many people were tidily disposed of into the asylum underneath its non-definitive title.