Binge watching TV shows is considered a “guilty pleasure” by our societal standards because any activity that involves bingeing is considered inherently bad. Of course, we encourage everyone to do everything “in moderation,” but I think the problem that is unique to binge watching is that there is no set standard for what constitutes “binge watching.” So I will go ahead and define it for you so we’re all on the same page:
After seeing what seems like hundreds of memes on Facebook about how great Shameless is, I finally sat down and watched the first episode. And the next four. I now understand why everyone who has watched it says they want to be part of the Gallagher family.
TV therapy: it’s a thing. Sometimes we need to ignore the real world and veg out with a feel-good show. Here are five of my go-to binge-able shows for a little boost of happiness when you’re feeling down: