If people laugh its probably because they have never seen one language capable of doing all this. It could also be that they tried, but found it to be the wrong tool for the job. In my experience, being the emotional wreck I am, dealing with a tv show, a trilogy or even a 3 hour movie’s end, feels like dealing with a beloved one’s death. For as long as you’ve been watching, you have related with this character, you’ve shipped them with someone and you have been angry every time they did something stupid. You hqve cried your eyes out when someone important for them died. You have felt all kinds of shit, you thought you were incapable of feeling. Most of all this tv show or movie or book, it became a piece of your heart. You knew it would eventually end when you engaged to watch it, but you choose to ignore it and enjoy yourself throughout it. Just the same as when you engage in any type of relationship with someone. And, of course, once it ends it feels like that piece of your heart shreds and nothing seems to feel th void. You want to go through that experience again, but of course you can’t watch it all over again, you want it to feels new and fresh. And you can’t watch another show, because nothing will be ever as good. You suddenly wish there was a button you could press to forget all of it, so you can experience the same shit ton of feelings once more. For me there are two ways to deal with, shall we call it a ,,death” of a beloved tv show, book, franchise, movie, even fanfiction, that are pretty similar. First think about how it ended. Was it good and happy or bad and sad? Then, think about the genre of the movie, think like a critique. Was this ending the right way to sum up everything that went on? Think about the psychological inpact and the subliminal messages left in the finale. If you are obsessed with a movie like The Silence of the Lambs, you can’t expect it to end all rainbows and unicorns. Think objectively about what type of ending was fitting the most, regardless of what you might have wanted to see.
Now think about what you got. Did it fit your expetations? Was it epic and jaw dropping as you wanted it to be? Did it make you cry uncontrollably? If the answer is yes, then you will not have to worry about that atleast. I, for example, am obsessed with the tv show Pretty Little Liars. It’s not my first case of an unhealthy obsession, so I can confidently say I know what to expect and how to cope up. It doesn’t make saying goodbye easier, though. The ening was as happy as it could be. It had erything I imagined and wished for. You may call me lucky. And still I cried as if someone died. This, is in my unprofessional opinion, happens beacuse you get so overwhelmed with happiness. And if you are anything like me any tyoe of extreme emotion will overwhelm you. And beacause I got so little time to see my favourite characters finally happy, after being tormented for years, I found myself incompleted. I needed more in order to be able to let go. I needed more cheesy and cringely happy moments to make sure that A will not show up and ruin everything again. So, if that’s your case, first remind yourself how lucky you are your charecters ended up alive and happy. (You’ll surprised how many great and desrving characters don’t make the cut.) Second, go and cry it out if you feel like it. This will take away some of the overwhelming happiness and ecstasy. Third, go watch bloopers, interviews, behind the scene scenes. Go find some cheesy fanfiction and read it. Or start one yourself. Put your feelings out on paper or in a blog, the way I’m doing it now. Sharing your thoughts will help you free yourself from any exsessive emotion that makes you feel like you’re going to burst out. Writing always helps me.