Tuesday, January 19

Would You Erase Me?

Sean mentioned it and got me thinking again.

Quick run down, Joel loves Clementine. Clementine loves Joel. The relationship runs its course and ends badly. So Clementine has a procedure that erases Joel from her memory. Joel gets mad and has the same procedure.

I'm not going to ruin the rest of the movie for you (my LDS friends, it is so worth getting edited), but I want to think about it for a bit longer.

Would you erase someone?

I've been pondering this. Is there someone out there that just hurt you too badly? That you still feel overwhelming sadness and regret when they cross your mind? Do you want to keep those memories? Or forget them forever?

I've decided that I want those memories. They are a part of who I am. I never want to forget, even if it hurts. Because I learned so much about relationships, about who I am, and about what I want from life. We're supposed to learn and grow. How could I learn and grow without the hard stuff, as well as with the good?

What do you think?


  1. No never.

    There is to much you learn from others... even if the relationship was bad, you grow!

    Plus I would like to remember all of the good times I had with that person... even if they became a jerk-face!

  2. Oh and I would never (ever) erase you!
    I enjoy tourmenting you with your past too much!

  3. Haha, I had this very conversation the other day.

  4. First of all- I have to get that movie edited... always have wantd to see it, never have!!

    Secondly- I would not erase them. I agree with ou, even if they are awful and horrible to you, our trials are what make us stronger and a big part of who we are!


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