"Yeah."




xactodreams:

roxystyle:

Can we also just talk about the fact that earlier in this scene, Quinn says, “Rachel was Finn’s soul mate.”  Not, “Rachel and Finn were soul mates.” or even, “Finn was Rachel’s soul mate.”

This has been driving me crazy since I watched the scene and I think I finally figured out why:

Sure, Rachel could have been Finn’s soul mate, and I think that’s a fair assumption for Quinn (I don’t believe it for a second) to make, and it probably took a lot for her to admit, but Finn was never Rachel’s. 

Let’s be honest here, Quinn has always been very concerned about the social hierarchy, her status, and for some reason she has always considered boys as stepping-stones for a secure future. She relies on them. She preaches independence but needs Finn in order to win prom queen. Sometimes I can’t tell if she’s a hypocrite or a genius that knows how to get what she wants.

Now, here’s the thing, when it comes to Rachel, she absolutely cannot and will not stand to see her settling. As someone who once LITERALLY described her future as working in real estate while her husband owned a tire shop, which to her I’m sure is the epitome of a Lima Loser, she is dead set on not allowing Rachel to fall victim to that life. She pushed Rachel to move on from Finn and when that didn’t work, she pushed Rachel to hold off on their wedding. 

Even though Quinn was willing to settle with Finn in Lima, she’s always known that he wasn’t her soul mate, just like she’s always known that Finn wasn’t Rachel’s soul mate, either. When Puck asks her who her soul mate is, she doesn’t answer.

What’s amazing to me is that she probably knows that Rachel is her soul mate, and maybe she knows that she could be Rachel’s as well, but she’ll never admit it. She’s been brutally honest with Rachel on just about everything, but not that. Because for Quinn Fabray, the only thing more heartbreaking than settling is rejection. And I think that’s heartbreaking in itself, because she’s still going to end up settling. This girl, this complex, insecure, beautifully tragic girl will settle with a stepping stone rather than take a risk to be with her soul mate.

She’ll never have Rachel so she runs after Puck.

And that fucking drives me crazy. 

I think a very possible reason she didn’t answer is not necessarily because she thinks Rachel is her soul mate, but maybe that Quinn doesn’t even believe in soul mates. Can’t believe in soul mates. At this point I don’t think Quinn can even fathom that someone could love her at all, let alone forever. 

She doesn’t answer because she doesn’t believe there is an answer. At every major turning point in Quinn’s life it has been proven to her that she is unlovable. Why even hope for such a foolish thing as a soul mate in the face of all of that?

And of course there are parts of Quinn that, despite logic and reason, still long for something with Rachel. But I think it weighs heavily on her that Rachel is the only person who has ever consistently supported and held her up, that Rachel is practically the only positive influence in her life. And that’s why it would be so much more devastating than everything else that has happened if Quinn were to actually put herself out there only to be rejected by Rachel. 

And what even would really be the point of it?

There are things that Quinn knows and can count on being fairly predictable.

  1. She knows that despite recent proclamations Puck does not actually love her. That has been thoroughly proven by him in the past.
  2. She knows that Puck is completely incapable of being faithful to her.
  3. She knows that she can use these as an excuse for her extremely probable future indiscretions.

These things are safe. These are things she can count on. 

And so, yes. She runs after Puck and his temporary affections. Because the last thing Quinn knows, in no uncertain terms, is that there’s nothing more fruitless and foolish than chasing after love.

So she runs away from it instead. 




ihatecliffhangers:

No one ever said it would be this hard.

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roxystyle:

Can we also just talk about the fact that earlier in this scene, Quinn says, “Rachel was Finn’s soul mate.”  Not, “Rachel and Finn were soul mates.” or even, “Finn was Rachel’s soul mate.”

This has been driving me crazy since I watched the scene and I think I finally figured out why:

Sure, Rachel could have been Finn’s soul mate, and I think that’s a fair assumption for Quinn (I don’t believe it for a second) to make, and it probably took a lot for her to admit, but Finn was never Rachel’s. 

Let’s be honest here, Quinn has always been very concerned about the social hierarchy, her status, and for some reason she has always considered boys as stepping-stones for a secure future. She relies on them. She preaches independence but needs Finn in order to win prom queen. Sometimes I can’t tell if she’s a hypocrite or a genius that knows how to get what she wants.

Now, here’s the thing, when it comes to Rachel, she absolutely cannot and will not stand to see her settling. As someone who once LITERALLY described her future as working in real estate while her husband owned a tire shop, which to her I’m sure is the epitome of a Lima Loser, she is dead set on not allowing Rachel to fall victim to that life. She pushed Rachel to move on from Finn and when that didn’t work, she pushed Rachel to hold off on their wedding. 

Even though Quinn was willing to settle with Finn in Lima, she’s always known that he wasn’t her soul mate, just like she’s always known that Finn wasn’t Rachel’s soul mate, either. When Puck asks her who her soul mate is, she doesn’t answer.

What’s amazing to me is that she probably knows that Rachel is her soul mate, and maybe she knows that she could be Rachel’s as well, but she’ll never admit it. She’s been brutally honest with Rachel on just about everything, but not that. Because for Quinn Fabray, the only thing more heartbreaking than settling is rejection. And I think that’s heartbreaking in itself, because she’s still going to end up settling. This girl, this complex, insecure, beautifully tragic girl will settle with a stepping stone rather than take a risk to be with her soul mate.

She’ll never have Rachel so she runs after Puck.

And that fucking drives me crazy. 




Sorry.
For what?




gethinmypants:

Turn around, put it down and see
That this is really the place to be.
I’m not you, nor you me
But we’re both moving steady.

{inspired by x







notreallygleesecrets:

She’s looking at the same person in all of these caps.

#quinn didn’t have to be hit by a truck to know what it felt like

notreallygleesecrets:

She’s looking at the same person in all of these caps.




I’ll never be the same
I’m caught inside the memories, the promises
are yesterdays and I belong to you.