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Why I’ve Stopped Trying To Create The Life I Want

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want to see the world and live your world. Thus, you invoke your defense mechanisms, the ideal places you turn to protect yourself from reality.But a while ago, I realized something.

I don’t just like to get lost in other stories and other worlds because they act simply as a defense mechanism, distracting me from my current world.

I like to get lost in the worlds of people living lives that I want because I’ve established that those are better. It’s probably why I never watch anything sad or scary but instead turn to these nonexistent places like Hogwarts or Stars Hollow that make me feel all warm inside.

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