Bookworms and their Habits 7 weird things you probably don't realise you do while reading

Every bookworm does these 7 things while reading and probably don't even realise them. Check them out.

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Often times when I read, I find myself in the midst of some reading habit I completely term as normal for bookworms, from some awkward sitting positions to weird eating habits and funny gestures and displays in public places.

Well, maybe strange and awkward to non-bookworms, but trust me, it's totally normal to every bookworm. These are some of the habits. I bet you'll relate to most of them as you read through.

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1. Flipping through pages of the book just before you start reading to kind of do a review of the book. You want to know how interesting and captivating it's going to be.

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2. Weird sitting position (better still, reading position)

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You want to sit in the most comfortable form possible when caught in a world of books no matter what kind of position it is. From lying on the bed and placing your legs on the wall and constantly changing position, from the bed to the floor, to the bed, to the chair, anything at all just to be comfy.

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3. You find yourself laughing out loud in public places or trying to control the tear in your eye from dropping depending on the story you're reading.

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4. You sometimes forget to eat or find yourself constantly snacking just because the book is so good and mind blowing and of course, you got yourself all soaked up in it.

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A personal library

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5. You constantly find yourself daydreaming about owning your own self-stunning, organised library.

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Young girl fell a sleep on a sofa while reading a book



6. After spending all night awake reading about 5 chapters of the book as against the 1 chapter originally intended, you find yourself anticipating more hours of sleep.

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A woman falls asleep with a book beside her



7. You find yourself sleeping with the book beside you.

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