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It’s a Thin Line Between Magical Thinking and Mental Illness

The magic — and the danger — of looking for patterns in the world

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LLast night, while searching “the significance of 38,” I landed on a Yahoo! Answers page. It was not the first time I’ve sought comfort in strangers’ answers to other strangers’ questions.




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Jen Sonstein Maidenberg

Jen Sonstein Maidenberg

Healthfully obsessed with dreams, time, music, memory, & love. 💞 Dreamworker, researcher, writer, mother.

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