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Here's a question: has boredom/rebellion from conformity or anxiety/uncertainty of expectation been a larger driver in your choices in your life?

I think the answers to this might be generational a bit, and I think it might be impacting my story-writing.

The story I'm writing works better with boredom and rebellion as the impulse for change, but to seem 'true' to current life the characters would be provoked into anxiety.

Reconciling this, I think I might be a bit out of sync with either my generation or some aspect of characterization in an important way, and I'm trying to understand it.

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