What’s So Wrong with Obsession?
Some thoughts on the pros and cons of fixating, escapism, and fantasies.
The Wind That Blew The Sky Away (1951) by Helen Lundeberg
I used to view obsession as a bad thing: emotional escapism designed to distract you from the hard work of living in reality. But then, like so many people, I developed a real taste for obsession during Covid. I would make a new friend and I needed to know everything about her — unreasonable, weir…