Thomas Wolfe said, “You can’t go back home to your family, back home to your childhood." In this episode of
GIRLS, Hannah discovers that she definitely can’t—although when things get tough in the big city, she gives it a try. She is jobless again and Marnie is anxious about rent, so it’s perfect timing to have a reason to go home for the weekend – her parents’ 30th anniversary. She is seeking financial assistance and reassurance that moving to New York was the right call. She gets one of the two. Here are four reasons that Hannah can’t go home again:
1. Her sex life Hannah has taken some hits in the romance department of late—finding out her ex is gay, discovering that her crush Adam gave her HPV, and that while she believed they were a couple, he believed they’d ended things. It’s no surprise then, that during her weekend at home, when the co-owner of a pharmacy asks her out she’s eager to have a normal date with a normal guy, or as she puts it: “I have been dating someone who treats my heart like it’s monkey meat. I feel like a delusional, invisible person half the time, so I need to learn what it’s like to be treated well before it’s too late for me.”
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