Alternate Universe - Modern Setting, married at first sight au, this is basically modern arranged marriage, Getting Together, Reality TV AU
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A self-recorded interview with Groom #1, Wei Ying, 34, "Mr. Looking for An Adventure." The morning of the wedding. Wei Ying is in a hotel bed, his long hair in disarray as he looks directly into the screen.
Wei Ying: "Good morning! It's my wedding day! I'm so nervous! I have, like, so many expectations, you know? And at the same time, I have no idea what to expect. I mean, by the end of the day, I'm going to be married, and I have no clue who I'm even marrying." (Pause. Wei Ying licks his lips nervously, smile dropping off a little bit.) "What if he doesn't like me? What if I'm a disappointment? I mean, listen, I know I'm a catch, but you just never know, do you? And what if he's a disappointment? What then?"
My brain, having a meltdown like a toddler: I just can’t do it! I don’t want to !! I can’t!!
Me, parenting my tired toddler brain: Take a deep breath, it’s going to be ok. We don’t have to do everything today that’s overwhelming you. Let’s pick the most important thing to work on, ok? What’s the smallest step we can do to work towards that?
My toddler brain, wiping away tears: Um, I think we should...open up the important spreadsheet and look at the first row.
Me, parenting my tired toddler brain: Great! Let’s do that, and then we can have a popsicle, ok?
My toddler brain: *nods through drying tears, upset, but cooperative*
summer is just like i have all the time in the world i never have enough time i am so happy i am so depressed i have nothing to do i have too many things to do i want to go outside i never want to leave my room i hate people i am so lonely i slept for fifteen hours i haven't slept in three days i am so overwhelmed i am so bored life is good i am going to die
I miss the cinema. I miss expensive popcorn and sneaking in my own candy and finding the perfect spot with my loved ones and watching the trailers for new movies and being quiet for two whole hours with a bunch of strangers as we all get to experience the same thing at the same time :(