There are just some people you should not talk about it with IMHO. I don't tell certain people about my watching it, not because I'm ashamed, but because I know they are too one sided with hating certain things. At the same time I don't give what they say the time of day on the subject most of the time. The thing is, just because their view of the world is dark and jaded and has lost sight of the love for happy, carefree things like SST does not make what they say a 'reality' that anyone should be 'slapped' with . I've known plenty of people who, because they have a supposedly 'normal' mind next to my learning disabled one, think that that makes what they think somehow magically better than my view of the world..It doesn't, not at all. I'd much rather have my world (full of magic while I pay the bills and sings while I sit on the bus or in class, and writing stories in far off places), if that is what it is, than theirs in the 'real' world (which is pretty much so dull all they have to look forward to is working until they die, and passing that 'grow up when you're nine' mindset to their children) I use it to escape, I always have..I don't think there is anything wrong with that, as the world as most people see it has never agreed with me. It keeps me sane . Of course I know it's not real but that does not effect how helpful it is for me...The world/most people is/are just so negative in such a way that it makes everything seem even worst than it is really (which I think is something that hurts the world more than a few more happy endings giving us hope).