Yuuri, Victor, and the Importance of Good Communication
Week 2017 – Day 4 – Free for All
So for today’s free for all I’d like to talk about something
I haven’t heard too much about in the context I’m hoping to present it. My
topic is specifically about how Victor and Yuuri are both very independent individuals
and how that, combined with both of them having zero experience with serious
emotional relationships, works to create miscommunications between the two of
start off, I’d like to clarify what I mean when I say they’re independent.
Obviously they’re both able to take care of themselves when it comes to stuff
such as physical needs (like feeding themselves, etc). I’m talking more about
how they’re emotionally independent.
They’re both the kind of people who keep their problems to themselves and try
to solve them all without relying on the help of others. They both actually
tell us this directly.
We see this come up a bunch during the series even though
both are aware that they do this. You can see it happen as early as episode 2
when Victor is hurt that Yuuri is rejecting him after the connection he felt they
had at the banquet but never brings it up with him. Instead he sits on and stews
in it. And likewise for Yuuri, he’s very confused as to why Victor is there at
all and is being so forward with him but never asks him why. He just comes to
his own conclusions and treats them as the truth until proven otherwise.
On top of them both being used to handling their problems on
their own and internalizing their worries, they both also have no experience
with deep emotional love relationships. I use the adjectives deep, emotional,
and love to describe the relationship because you can have any other combination
of those and have it not really touch the depth and type of relationship these
two have with each other. They may have had other relationships but none that
came close to this level.
*cough* Sorry, I’m reading it like this everytime lmao. I love mermaid AUs too much, and since I used the “Mythos AU” day with something else, I decided to do it today! It’s my birthday, so i’m happy I got to draw some mermaids for today XD
Just a few HCs to go with this pic (english isn’t my first language, sorry if anything comes out wrong or doesn’t make sense):
Yuuri had a really bad breakdown and tried to kill himself by jumping on the stormy sea.
Viktor was just swimming by when he found Yuuri, already passed out, and without even thinking saved him and carried him to the beach.
Yuuri regained his senses momentary, and the only thing he could say when he saw the figure leaning over him was “Beautiful”.
Viktor gets immediately smitten with this human, but he know he shouldn’t stay for longer since anyone could see him now out in the open (he was already going to get in trouble for letting this man see him). So, full of regret for not being able to stay by his side, he jumps back on the sea, and watch from behind some rocks as someone founds the man passed out and calls for help.
Yuuri wakes up in a hospital, his entire family crying and hugging him and begging him not to do that again. He immediately feels bad for giving up so easily and making them cry so much, and hugs them back, apologizing.
Later, when they are calmer, he asked who was the long-haired man that helped him off of the sea. But everyone just seems confused by this and inform him that he was found lying alone at the beach by a passerby.
But Yuuri was sure there was someone else, and when he gets discharged, he goes back to the little beach, looking at the sea, without really knowing what to do.
After that, he goes there everyday, and while that worries his parents, he actually seems a lot less down when he is by the sea, so they let him go (Mari keeps messaging him every 5 minutes to be sure he is alright, tho).
Everyday, there is a pair of cerulean eyes underwater staring back at him.
…I got carried away lmao (I didn’t had this written down and came up with some parts rn, sorry if it’s messy XD). Thanks if you read this all!!