"I'm trying to understand people who don't read for pleasure."
I use to read all the time, but I can't seem to enjoy any fiction anymore. The problem is when I start a book, I get into what I am reading but then get lost in my own "improvement" of the narrative. I don't mean that I am thinking the writing sucks and that I could do better, what I mean to say is it sparks my creative thinking and I get lost in my imagination of the plot. So quickly this happens that I put away the book and just run with these thoughts. If I try to go back to the book, all it does is respark the whole process again and I simply can not get back into it.
I have basically lost the ability to just allow the story to lead and instead I want to take over and do my own thing with the characters or the plot. I do the same thing with movies.