through rose-colored glasses


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through rose-colored glasses

With a generally optimistic and cheerful attitude. I know nostalgia can be misleading, but I really look at my childhood through rose-colored glasses. I think Mary is only capable of looking through rose-colored glasses, like she's in complete denial of the negative things in life.
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through rose-colored glasses

With an unduly cheerful, optimistic, or favorable view of things: see the world through rose-colored glasses.
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