I figured out how to stop loving someone you’re not supposed to love anymore. I know it sounds impossible but trust me, we’ve done it before. I told my first love that I’d love him forever, but I don’t anymore. He has a spot in my heart- just like my dog and my best friends and a teacher that changed my life- but I don’t love him anymore because that was a different person who was with him and I’m not her anymore. And one day, we’ll no longer love the people we love now, we just have to wait for ourselves to change again. And we try to speed it up by starting new hobbies, getting haircuts, moving, learning a new language. Anything. Because the sad truth is we know we need to shed part of ourselves to fall out of love. And that sucks but it’s necessary.
Should we just hand out awards for women just because it's a movie directed by a woman? I don't judge by anyone's race or gender. So I believe that if someone deserves a nomination or a win, it's because they deserved it and not because of some form of affirmative action. I'm not trying to change your opinion, I'm just trying to understand why we need to nominate someone based on their gender rather than their work. I'm new to your blog so I'm just asking. I'm willing to have an open convo.