Hallmark Christmas Movies Kept Me Sane

When an antibiotic pushed me off the deep end, saccharine holiday romances were my unlikely tether to “reality.”

In 2015, I ended up like many millennials: “stuck” under my parents’ roof. I’d spent 2012–2014 trying and failing repeatedly to execute DIY overseas moves, and now I was home to figure out my next steps. I was in…