It feels like the whole balance has shifted.

What balance?

I still cannot believe that we got this conversation.

Tested took a power shift we had all seen in Blaine’s arc and brought it to the fore in a way that I never expected to see in canon. Like so many of Blaine’s insecurities and Kurt’s fears, I thought that would just be a piece of their story that showed up in fic and meta without ever appearing on screen. We’d yell about the transition from mentor!Blaine to New York!Blaine until we were blue in the face, and that would be the end of it. Then, damn, they go and let the characters talk it out in an episode that’s ostensibly about cronuts and STDs. Man, this show.

Yeah, I loved that we got this scene and conversation. Sometimes in fandom we talk about these things that we see or think we see … and it’s satisfying somehow when those threads come to the surface in canon. Although at the same time these kinds of moments can come with anvils—because there can be so little subtlety in the writing, you know? I think Darren and Chris did a great job with this scene, though. Such a wonderful moment … 

You know something, Ohio? It’s not easy to break out of your comfort zone. People will tear you down, tell you you shouldn’t have bothered in the first place. But let me tell you something: there’s not much of a difference between a stadium full of cheering fans and an angry crowd screaming abuse at you. They’re both just making a lot of noise. How you take it is up to you. Convince yourself they’re cheering for you. You do that, and someday, they will.


a few quick reminders:

- that thing you did that was kind of embarrassing and weird, everyone else forgot about that already

- you look fine today, if you can’t notice something on your face standing 6 feet from a mirror then nobody else will either

- if something is out of your control, do not let yourself or anyone else expect you to deal with it alone

- social lives can go through cycles sometimes, if you feel like your friends are all ignoring you for no reason they’re probably just busy with other things

- if you can’t stop thinking about someone or something, find something mentally occupying to do like reading a book or watching a movie. it won’t solve any serious problems but you will feel better

- nothing will always be easy, if you’re trying then that should be good enough for anyone. if it’s not then you’re talking with the wrong people

- never underestimate the importance of going to bed, if it’s dark outside and you feel bad just go to bed and deal with your problems the next day


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Elementary + canon references: The Final Problem

"He is the Napoleon of crime, Watson. He is the organiser of half that is evil and of nearly all that is undetected in this great city."

"Maturing is realizing how many things don’t require your comment."
Rachel Wolchin (via cytologic)


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