You’re The Worst has dependably been proficient at delineating psychological wellness, and as it nears its arrangement finale, it’s finishing off solid. In spite of the fact that Jimmy has known about Gretchen’s discouragement on You’re The Worst for a few seasons now, he hasn’t been the most strong accomplice. The March 20 scene demonstrates this is, at any rate to some extent, since he straight-up doesn’t get it — however it additionally features a standout amongst the most disappointing misguided judgments about wretchedness.
In the scene, we discover that Gretchen, in the wake of losing her employment, has shaped a temporary “office” at a riverbank, where she’s been going through the day with the goal that Jimmy still believes she’s profitably utilized. After Edgar gets on to her trick — and the way that she’s been taking his medicine — Gretchen cries that she’s reluctant to tell Jimmy since she’s apprehensive he’ll surrender her once more. “He will abandon me once more, and this time he won’t not be right to do it,” she cries. “I was truly attempting at work, regardless I blew it. Notwithstanding when I attempt, I come up short. I generally come up short. What’s more, I can’t fall flat with Jimmy. I just can’t.”
It’s an uncommon snapshot of enthusiastic trustworthiness, and awful for what it’s worth, one Gretchen is all in all correct to have. Edgar calls attention to that, now, she should feel good conversing with Jimmy about her issues, yet as it was clarified before, Jimmy truly doesn’t comprehend Gretchen or her discouragement. In a past scene, she arrived home to discover Jimmy nestled into the fetal position on the love seat, dismal that his screenplay was hurled out so that Diablo Cody could change it. He asserted that this experience gave him recently discovered knowledge about the “mystic agony despondency can exact” and that it truly “put [her] past flare-ups into setting,” just to get up the following morning with a get up and go in his progression since he chose to look into the “incredible void” of his trouble and state “no more!”
This thought — that somebody can just decide to not be discouraged — is a standout amongst the most unmistakable confusions about melancholy, just as a standout amongst the most hurtful. Jimmy was unquestionably qualified for feel tragic, however his and Gretchen’s encounters aren’t similar by any stretch of the creative ability, and him misjudging that is actually what pushes Gretchen to stow away what she’s been experiencing in any case. After her sincere with Edgar, Gretchen tells Jimmy what’s been happening, and keeping in mind that he guarantees her it will all be fine, the tormented look all over recommends generally.
The closer You’re The Worst attracts to Jimmy and Gretchen’s wedding, the more obvious it’s turned into that they shouldn’t get hitched — not on the grounds that they don’t love one another, but since Jimmy can’t give Gretchen the sort of help she needs. She has a feeling that she needs to imagine everything’s fine and impeccable or he’ll abandon her simply as he did toward the finish of Season 3. Gretchen may have pardoned Jimmy for doing as such, however as this scene appears, the dread and agony his surrender caused might be too profound situated to fix.