My point here is that maybe Jimin struggles to strike a balance between how much of his feelings to show on stage and how much to restraint. It’s extremely challenging to be hundred percent expressive when you’re a popular public figure. Everyone has eyes on you and you never know how your actions could be interpreted.
Over the years, Jimin has become more and more reserved. As much as we would love to see Jimin shower his affections on JK, it’s for his own (and the team’s) well-being that he take caution, all the more reason if Jikook are actually in a real relationship. Jungkook is another story altogether. Jimin has the dual responsibility to keep his emotions and also JK’s in check. He was born in Busan first after all.
We have to accept the fact that their (or anyone’s) personal relationship is none of our business (we’re bystanders relishing the supposed chemistry they have) and so beyond our control. How Jimin handles his interpersonal relations is solely up to him. Even as die-hard Jikook shippers, we have to try and give them some space. We can’t expect Jimin to be all over JK in every concert, nor should he be. Our basis for their relation to be a reality is the fact that they’re almost always subtle and their moments aren’t in your face which would make it more of a fanservice (like the 21st Century Performance).
I would humbly request that people don’t judge Jimin for not being super eager in responding to JK’s affections. There could be so many reasons for that and what I’ve pointed out is only tip of the iceberg.
A final note:
Wait, one more:
Okay, last one. I promise!
The way Jimin acts around Jungkook is weird-ass great and a dream come true for thirsty feisty shippers like us who like going down the rabbit hole and setting the whole place on fire with Jikook’s love.
its this goofy premise for a horror/mystery/comedy game that @falselyprofound and I came up with a few weeks ago! (we did some art for it here, here, and here)
basically, the main character, an author seeking to write her next novel, comes to [town] for research. something strange is a-foot, possibly involving a string of murders? anyway, [protagonist] goes to sleep, has Visions in a dream, and in a half-asleep daze writes down what she sees. from there, basically [protagonist] is leaving herself notes that she has to try and decipher before she’s murdered by [antagonist]. it’s a bit rough around the edges, but we might polish it in the future.