Marriage Story ★★★★

Never mind, I don’t want to get married. I’m just gonna be a hoe for the rest of my life. But really, love is difficult, and sometimes it just doesn’t work out. Divorce is messy and brings out the worst in us (especially when the system is built against the worst case scenario). And yet, years spent together cannot simply be forgotten and undone. There was love given during those moments that stick with you forever. Even as one becomes two, they are still entangled. I’m still unpacking this film, but it really gets at that sense I’m always contemplating. The idea that people change, yet our shared histories remain. We cannot outrun them. They are always there. But how do you carry on now that your paths now separate, when you are unexpectedly unprepared?

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