The word psychic comes from Greek and it means "of the soul, mental." A psychic is a person that has the strange gift of seeing things the rest can't see. For example a psychic can see spirits, entities or ghosts, can communicate with the other world and can see fragments from the future. Psychics are people that have inherited this gift. Not many have it, and those that are born with it, can explore it at maximum. There are people that pretend to have this gift and others that really have it but prefer not to use it. Some say that it can also be achieved through hard world, reading, learning, meditating and practicing. Well, you have to have a sixth sense for these things, an inclination to actually see things.
Psychics are normal people, just like me and you, only that they have a special gift. Some people believe in these things others find it weird and look with skepticism. Because there are also many scams out there, we can't pretend to believe everything we hear. People go to a psychic to know what is going to happen in their lives. Some go out of curiosity, others want to know something in particular. The most loyal clients are women. Women want to know more about love life marriage, money etc. Considering the idea that you might really find out how your life is goint to end or develop, do you really want to know? Knowing might change your perception upon life, it might make you never do some thing you loved doing before.
Before actually going to a psychic it's best to think things very clear. Is it worth it? Life is all about surprises and not knowing what the next day will bring so why spoil this surprise. Besides the good things you will be pleased to find out, you have to be prepared for the bad ones. Leaving this aspect aside, you have to think about how good is the psychic. You can only find out in time, if your predictions come true. But once you have experienced a psychic reading, your subconstient starts working and you will end up doing exactly what he said. People can be easily influenced, that's why it's best to not know.
In the end, a psychic, is a person that can see only few fragments from your future. Psychics can't say exactly when something is going to happen but they can give you approximate dates. Some people believe in making your own destiny, others believe in the destiny that was already chosen by God. We all have different opinions about the same things, that's why we are free to do whatever we want. Choosing to go or not to a psychic is up to us, we only say that you should know for sure what you want.