Reclaiming Sad from “Sad!”
“Sad!” — with its knife exclamation, with its nyah nyah bullet, its gilded, sightless eyes — fuck you.
All of your points hit home for me, but I especially love the cupcakes analogy! My love and I do not waste a single bit of our cupcakes.
At the same time, there are stupid fights and then there are — differences. I think it’s healthy to be angry now and again, and to work through all of that. There’s tremendous trust…