Wholistique
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Wholistique

Do You Live Other Lives In Your Imagination?

The benefits and pitfalls of phantom selves

Photo by Tikkho Maciel on Unsplash

As a tween, I tore through the young adult novel Flowers in the Attic and immediately wanted to become a ballerina. I loved the gracefulness of ballet and was enchanted by the descriptions of Cathy’s dancing.

The fact that I could romanticize the dancing when their mother was holding them…

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