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America’s obsession with adult coloring books is a cry for help 

09 Jan

In January, Samantha Wuu quit her job in Boston to move home to New Jersey and support her mother through two family illnesses. To take her mind off her worries, she also took up coloring. She very quickly found it hard to stop.

“I was really, really stressed when this was going on,” says the 27-year-old, a teacher and childhood friend. Coloring became a useful distraction, and then a preoccupation: “I would be doing other things, and I’d be like, ‘I can’t wait until I get to do that again.” For a month, she colored every day, at times twice a day.

https://qz.com/650378/the-sad-reason-american-adults-are-so-obsessed-with-coloring-books/

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Posted by on January 9, 2017 in North America

 

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