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Comfort shows will never die

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OPINION: When my kids were little, I gave them security blankets to cuddle.

I watched them immediately settle when their faces touched the fabric, and I understood exactly how they felt. After all, I have had my own security blankets since I was a child.

They are virtual blankets, mind you, but I still use them regularly, when I am stressed or anxious, or I can't sleep, or I need a little lift.

They are my favourite, deeply familiar movies and TV shows, and they as soothing and reassuring to me as any tangible comforter.

* Soap operas like Coro are the comfort viewing we need in 2019
* You can now have lunch at the Gilmore Girls' house
* Sex and the City rang true to women like me
* Is it OK to hold on to your childhood comfort object?
* How acting like Carrie from Sex and the City will send you broke

My original comfort movie was Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, one of only two taped movies my family owned when I was growing up. My sister and I watched it weekly,........

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