True Crime Obsessions

True Crime Obsessions
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The attraction to true crime stories is normal and more common among women than men. Women are attracted to stories where other women survive, for example, if they are kidnapped and escape their attacker. Listening to true crime stories can help people learn preventive measures or how to survive if they become a victim. The obsession with true crime stories has been around since the late 19th century. True crime stories can have a cathartic function for people to repress their impulses to do evil.
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The attraction to true crime stories is normal and more common among women than men. Women are attracted to stories where other women survive, for example, if they are kidnapped and escape their attacker. Listening to true crime stories can help people learn preventive measures or how to survive if they become a victim. The obsession with true crime stories has been around since the late 19th century. True crime stories can have a cathartic function for people to repress their impulses to do evil.
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Votre obsession pour le true crime est parfaitement normale
Elle peut même vous aider à vous préparer en cas d’enlèvement. Votre manie du moment, ce sont les podcasts true crime? Les histoires macabres de personnes qui se font enlever sur le bord d’une route ou assassiner au beau milieu d’une forêt? Si la réponse est oui et que vous pensez…
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