isak: *casually puts two neon pink stripes on his cheeks*
me: wow. makeup statement of the century. why isn’t this on the cover of vogue? why isn’t this look all over the walls of my local sephora? @ nars mac ysl dior chanel tarte etc. THIS IS THE ULTIMATE LOOK RIGHT HERE GET WITH THE PROGRAM RELEASE YOUR OWN NEON PINK STICK
I don’t really go out of my way to bash or glorify TCC but some people that vehemently argue saying it’s inconceivable for Harry to snap at Albus should take a step back.
The Harry depicted in TCC is one that is struggling with PTSD, possibly untreated ever since the war. His problems don’t only stem from the war. Harry never had a positive parental figure, anyone he had either died or manipulated him. He was a neglected and emotionally abused child. He grew up hearing that he was worthless, that he was a waste of space. It is not so impossible for him to snap back at Albus who openly mocked him for being abused and told him he wished Harry wasn’t his father. Harry has a temper, he was being purposefully triggered by his abusive childhood and emotionally attacked, he was cornered and he lashed out in the way he learned from his experiences from the Dursleys. It wasn’t nice, it wasn’t okay, it wasn’t healthy but it isn’t that unbelievable. Harry never meant to say that, he absolutely didn’t mean it and he spent the rest of the story trying to make up for that line. He knows he messed up, he knows he of all people should never have said something like that.
The thing is, sometimes that cycle of abuse latches itself on to the darkest part of one’s soul and comes out when they feel distressed to the point where they can’t control themselves. Even the strongest, kindest abuse survivor can experience this. Just… saying that he should be better because he is an abuse victim feels wrong. It feels like trying to erase the effects of his abusive childhood and real life doesn’t work like that. Saying one terrible, awful thing does not make a person abusive. This is the reality of life. Sometimes we, even parents (they are human too!), fuck up and say stuff we don’t mean. Sometimes we become malicious in our anger, sometimes being hurts causes us to become destructive. People make mistakes. The key point is to come back from it and make amends.
I know it was a terrible thing to say, but i forgive Harry and so does Ginny because it’s evident Harry regrets it immensely and that he will do his best to make up for it. I think, with time and mutual understanding, Albus will forgive him for saying that too.
friday: is it thursday yet
saturday: is it thursday yet
sunday: is it thursday yet
monday: is it thursday yet
tuesday: is it thursday yet
wednesday: is it thursday yet
thursday: CAN YOU HEAR…. MY HEART B
Sometimes I feel like she knows me better than I know myself because everything she says is true.
it wouldn’t be a big problem if Sonja believed she knew Even better than he knows himself. it wouldn’t even be a big problem if Isak believed every single word Sonja said to him - no.
it definitely would be a big problem if Even still believed that Sonja knows him better than he knows himself. the real problem would be Even having absolutely no trust in himself and believing that Sonja is right. the real problem would be Even doubting his feelings for Isak because of what Sonja says.