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Is It Time To Quit That One TV Show?

Sometimes it turns from guilty pleasure to no pleasure. Then you just gotta ghost.

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    A pulse of dread goes through you every time you remember there's a new episode to watch.
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    You remember the good old days of when you loved this show and feel bitter about what it's turned into.
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    Or did you never really love this show in the first place and can't even remember why you're still watching?
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    You have the strong urge to somehow kidnap your favorite characters from the show and raise them as your own.
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    You spend more time ranting to your friends about how dumb the writers' and/or cast's and/or creators' decisions are than you do actually watching the show.
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    You hear yourself go "ugh" every time someone brings up the show.
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    You don't like how you feel after watching an episode.
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    You don't like how you feel talking to other people about the show.
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    The racism/sexism/queer baiting has become just. TOO. MUCH.
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    You've tried to quit before but it just didn't stick.
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    You're only staying caught up because your friends talk about it all the time.
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    You're the friend who always weighs down convos of the show with your hatred.
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    It baffles you that people actually like this piece of crap programming.
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    Your soul is begging to be freed.
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    The fandom around the show has soured your view of the series itself forever.
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    You wish you could go back in time and warn your past self not to get too attached to this show.
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    Things took a sudden turn for the bad and then just stayed there.
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    It just isn't fun anymore.
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    It just isn't interesting anymore.
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    It is draining the life from your eyes.
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    Even ranting about what you don't like about it isn't the fun kind of ranting anymore.
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    The series finale's going to disappoint everyone anyway and you want to be ahead of the game.
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    The fan fiction is consistently better than anything in canon.
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    You know it's just going to keep disappointing you.
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    It feels like you're in an unhealthy relationship....with a TV show.
 
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