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User Topic: Blue Valentine
lovehonorcherish
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Default  Posted: 8:03 PM, June 25th (Wednesday), 2014View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Anybody see this movie? Portrait of a marriage imploding. It was just...brutal : (


I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change...I am changing the things I cannot accept.

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miadianna
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Default  Posted: 9:07 PM, June 25th (Wednesday), 2014View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

Yes! I remember not knowing much about it and watched it with my grown daughter. It was very sad.


Me: BS 53
Son: 27 years old
Daughter: 25 years old
D-day(s) 9/23/94 - 1/31/05
Divorced 4/10/08

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Jesss
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Default  Posted: 1:56 AM, June 26th (Thursday), 2014View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

I watched it three years ago and couldn't get it outta my head for weeks... Reminded me if my marriage :(.
Yeah so sad.


BS: 31, WS: 35
4 kids between 2 and 7yrs old
DDAY 1: July 2013
DDAY 2: Sept 2013
DDAY 3: Oct 2013
DDAY 4: Feb 2014

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SBB
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Default  Posted: 4:06 AM, June 26th (Thursday), 2014View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

What stuck out to me was how broken they both were when they met. They were both band aids to each others' brokeness for a time but it didn't last because it never does.

I found it incredibly sad and a very good depiction of the slow erosion that occurs when limerence wears off. It had died a quiet death long before they realised it.

The ukulele scene is beautiful but I found the rest quite painful to watch. Her emotional numbness and his alcoholic numbness were a little too close to home.


I may have reached a point where I'd piss on him if he was on fire.... eventually!!

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Rainbows
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Default  Posted: 11:44 AM, June 26th (Thursday), 2014View ProfileEdit MessagePrivate MessageHomepage

My ex and I watched this movie together when it was in the theaters. Based on the trailers we were expecting something different.

It was a very hard movie to watch and hit close to home. I ended up going to the bathroom a couple of times in the middle of it.

Brutal is the best word to describe it, which says a lot about the exceptional acting and directing.


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