I Read Books to Escape Reality

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     I have a messed up family. My parents are to busy with their problems and my siblings have friends and lovers they can talk to but I don't have anyone. All I have our my books. I love to read and escape to different worlds where I don't have to think about my life. If I...
    Loli55 Loli55
    13-15, F
    Aug 7, 2009

    ...and it sucks. I love reading,

    but way too often I use it to avoid doing anything painful, from homework to thinking about my life. Inevitably I end up making things worse.
    fireSwandancer fireSwandancer
    18-21, F
    Nov 20, 2015
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