”Callie and Arizona have been through Africa, they’ve been through the baby, they’ve been through a car crash, they’ve been through a plane crash. They’ve been through so much and it just started to seem like it was getting back to normal again and then why now? Why now is Arizona falling apart and making different choices? That’s what makes Grey’s Anatomy Grey’s Anatomy.” - Jessica Capshaw
I’m kind of tired of people minimizing Arizona’s trauma just because Callie has also suffered trauma.
I was in a terrible accident and I’m STILL working on it in therapy, over two years later, and I didn’t lose my leg (just full, “normal” use of my leg). This kind of stuff - having your leg amputated by your wife, listening to wolves eat the body of your colleague listening to friends and colleagues weep and die, not to mention the crash itself - messes you up, just like Callie was messed up after the car accident. But Arizona doesn’t have the support structure that Callie did (no friends? not by then). She has Callie, yes, absolutely. But there is no way Arizona is right in the head right now, and how do you tell the person who’s been there for you that you’re STILL not right, no matter how much you love her and how much she’s sacrificed for you?
How do you do that?
What Arizona did was awful, but please stop minimizing the fact that she suffered SEVERAL huge and major traumas. Less than a year ago.