And once you absorb this metaphor it becomes clear that you’re just .
When the Addams are left homeless and penniless in movie, Morticia takes on a job to support the family without another word.
Small wonder then, that we see the effort necessary to maintain long-term relationships as tedium, forcing ourselves into the coal mines and the foundries trying to keep the relationship going despite never having time off to stop and enjoy the fruits of your labors. But look at Gomez and Morticia and you see another way of seeing things.
After all, it’s clear that neither of them see maintaining their relationship as .
When you watch Gomez and Morticia together, it’s clear that they take pleasure even in the little things that help keep them together.
Those little gestures of affection – tiny signs that they still care for one another – take little effort but offer incredible payoffs in terms of keeping the intimacy and devotion front and center in their relationship.It’s not a job as much as it is a garden – something that yes, does needs tending, but the results make the work all worthwhile.