dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote,

The embarrassment-avoidance futility complex.

As we're about to see next year, a lot of the problem Elly ends up having with Martha that isn't an unacknowledged need she won't admit to to avenge herself on the pretty girls she saw as being an active and selfish hindrance to her social life has a lot to do with the fact that for reasons that escape her, Mike doesn't want her to know about this scary girl who's scary.

This is because she assumes one very bad thing because Mike won't tell her the real reason he doesn't want her barging into his life and making a big fool out of him in front of someone he likes and then throwing another damned tantrum about how she is his mother and she gets to say what she wants when she wants it and besides, he's her little boy, always will be and he should act the part instead of pretending that he's this cool dude and all the other crap she spouts when her lunkheaded belief that she should be the only influence on his behaviour is revealed to be the nonsense it is.

The reason that I mention this is that Martha probably wouldn't have cared what Elly had to say about him if they actually exchanged words ever. The only person who did care about what Elly said is Mike and his fear of what other people would think once again fucked up his life.
Tags: elly versus martha, mike versus himself

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