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    Is Fitness An Obsession?

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    Is fitness an obsession? Many would say yes, but here is the real question. Is the strive for health and fitness a bad obsession to have? In a personal interview with a Jorge Mendoza, who frequents the gym many times per week and also keeps a strict meal plan, how he would define an obsession. Mendoza’s answer was a simple “too much.” The word obsession has such a negative connotation that even if paired with a word as positive as fitness the negativity is still overpowering. Fitness is a wonderful

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    Loman's Obsession

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    Death of a Salesman, we explore the demise of the Loman family, carried out through the vehicle of obsession. In order to truly understand this powerful force, we can look towards pop culture to find similar connections. Rapper Aubrey Drake Graham, more commonly known as Drake, asserts his obsessions in a 2011 interview with NY magazine, in which he states “I like sweaters. I have a sweater obsession, I guess” (Rees). This downplayed statement does not do his infatuation justice, however; as Drake

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    Melvin's Obsession

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    Melvin takes his obsession of being clean to extremes; this is a very common manifestation of someone with obsessive-compulsive disorder. When Melvin goes out for breakfast he takes his own plastic utensils wrapped inside of a plastic bag, because he thinks that the silverware at the diner are not clean enough for him. This is another example of his fear of contamination. A separate obsession that Melvin faces is that of doubt. He finds himself constantly checking, whether it is turning off the

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    Kino's Obsession

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    Obsession corrodes the exterior of humans, drives into the deepest depths of their minds, and exposes their true nature. The Pearl, a novella by John Steinbeck explores this idea, and tells the story of a man named Kino who comes across the pearl of the world, and is mesmerized by all of the possibilities that could come from the pearl. Later, he is nearly conned by pearl buyers, and becomes infuriated. Captivated by the pearl, he makes terrible decisions, and commits heinous acts. His obsessive

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    aspired to be thin like the models you see on TV or in any of the magazines. I decided to take it upon myself to exercise daily and limit my diet to healthier options. This method however, was taking too long for me, I needed to find a quicker way. My obsession with perfection took over and I began watching my caloric intake too closely. I consumed 500 calories a day and advanced my workout routine. I ran 2 miles in the morning, went home to sleep for a couple of hours and then went to Volleyball practice

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    Snapchat Obsession

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    of them and their opinions. Every moment of our day we do things to get approval from others whether it’s posting a picture on Instagram, creating a story on Snapchat, or posting something on Facebook. I’m not saying that I’m not a part of this obsession because I completely am, but I feel like we are starting to really go overboard. If you really think about it the whole idea of social media is bizarre. We post things to see how many likes we can get from people who we don’t really know, and who

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    Lolita Obsession

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    Humbert Humbert has an obsession with what he calls ‘nymphets’ and later this obsession becomes fixated on a young girl by the name of Lolita. His interest in Lolita is both physically and intellectually obsessive and this can be related to Grenouille whose obsession also becomes physical. Humbert Humbert’s obsession is unique in that it doesn’t fit the society’s traditional view of paedophiles, but actually progresses further than that. He isn’t satisfied with just having sex with Lolita, but he

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    Obsession To Alcohol

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    Incapacitating an obsession to alcohol can be very hard and a long uncomfortable road. Sometimes it may even seem unbearable and you feel you want it give up. But it’s not hard as you think. Most people with alcohol don’t really acknowledge there problem. But even after acknowledging your alcohol problem you still may have excesses about getting help. If you struggle with you decision of getting help, you should about the choices you make and how it’s going to affect others. The first thing I would

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    Addiction vs. Obsession In the reality TV show “My Strange Addiction,” participants are brought on to showcase how their “addictions” impact their everyday lives. These participants open themselves up to display to the viewers what it is like to live with their bizarre inclinations. Once, the participants display their “strange addiction,” they will go to a physician to see how they can change their habits. Some participants “addictions” may be weird, but nonetheless, harmless. Examples would be:

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    Romeo's Obsession

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    Romeo is very dramatic and obsessed with love. In the beginning he is obsessed with being in love, it doesn't seem like he loves Rosaline, he just wants to be in love with someone. But by the end of the book I think he might actually love Juliet. At the start of the play he's talking to Mercutio about Rosaline and says, "Out of her favour, where I am in love." (1.1.10)He thinks he is in love with Rosaline but he knows they can never be together. I especially think he didn't really like Rosaline

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