one condition, it has to be amazing.
ways to give me anxiety:
- sit next to me while im on the computer
- say “i need to talk to you”
- read my messages and dont reply
every time i wear a fandom shirt i think someone will recognise it and we’ll talk and stuff
The most beautiful scene out of the entire series.
I cried like a bitch
I loved this episode with every single fiber of my being. Because this scene… this one EPISODE does more towards explaining depression to folks who just don’t get it then anything else I’ve ever encountered.
Even though this moment… this precious precious moment where Vincent gets to see that he was beloved. That all those years later… well past his time, he’s what artists aspire to be… it doesn’t really help.
It helps, in this moment.. and maybe in future moments. It keeps him painting and keeps him going for a while… but depression isn’t something that can just be cured with knowing.
Knowing you’re appreciated. That you’re loved and your life absolutely means something.. that doesn’t take away from the darkness. That insidious darkness that crawls into every single fiber of your being and refuses not to be heard. Even if your life is wonderful and filled with joy and love.
Depression isn’t being unhappy. It isn’t being unloved. It’s knowing that despite all of that, you still can’t escape that darkness.
Showing that, in this show originally meant for children, with it’s silly time traveling hero, is so so important. Showing that the silly man with the silly bow tie and the ridiculous, unrealistic space monsters, is still just a person. That not everything can be fixed with flowery words. That sometimes the good guy has to be the bad guy. That there is no clear definition of good or bad.
And sometimes the best we can do for someone is to just to be there and to show them. Even if in the end it fixes nothing.