It’s amazing I’m in this maze with you
        I just can’t crack your code.
One day you’re screaming you love me 
        loud
The next day you’re so cold.
One day you’re here, 
One day you’re there, 
One day you care.
You get the air out my lungs whenever
            you need it.
And you take the blade right out my
heart just so you can watch me bleeding.
I still don’t know why,
             Why I love you so much.

It’s amazing I’m in this maze with you
        I just can’t crack your code.
One day you’re screaming you love me
        loud

The next day you’re so cold.
One day you’re here,
One day you’re there,
One day you care.

You get the air out my lungs whenever
            you need it.
And you take the blade right out my
heart just so you can watch me bleeding.
I still don’t know why,
             Why I love you so much.

So I just finished the second episode of Mexican Gossip Girl and it’s not even funny how many Chair/Derena feelings I’m getting right now. Because I’ll be honest, post Chuck selling Blair for a hotel, and the tiring and endless back and forth cycle between Serena and Dan, I shipped them so damn hard. And now, seeing them together again, even if it is in a different version, it brings back major ex OTP feels. I have a feeling that the Mexican writers won’t let Mexican Chair be ruined to the extent that Savage did either, so that also makes me hopeful. So sorry in advance for any Mexican Chair spamming I may do in the next couple of days. (Why do I feel like I’m cheating on Dan and Blair?) As for Mexican Derena, we’ll see about the success on that one. And I guess some things never change, because Mexican Dan stole my heart by the end of the first episode. American Dan would be proud, he’s like a little Mexican protege :’)

Overall, not too bad though. I even caught myself laughing out loud a couple of times. I will say this though, if you don’t speak Spanish, but especially understand Mexican lingo, it may not be as enjoyable for you. I’m Mexican so I got the jokes, but some of them would be hard to translate for the subtitles. So for those people who are watching it with subtitles, I can’t say you’ll get to appreciate the full Mexican spin-off experience to it :/

But I’m not saying to give up on giving it a try altogether either, you could end up loving it :) So far I’m not hating it!

Dair Appreciation Week: Day Four (Moment You Started Shipping Them)
Empire of the Son, 4x17
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There was so much Dair in this episode that it was almost too much to handle. And that fact that they finally addressed the issue of whether Dan and Blair would ever go there was the cherry on top. Before this episode, I feel like I was holding my breath for any sign of hope of an actual romantic relationship for these two. From the very beginning they were my favorite two characters, so naturally, their screentime together was my favorite. But actually believing some feelings would surface between them? Pffftt I knew better than to let my mind go there. ESPECIALLY with the way their relationship had started. Then they started having more scenes together, and scheming and having more awesome witty banners, and slowly but surely, I started letting the idea of them grow bigger in the back of my mind until suddenly I was shipping them hardcore and anxiously awaiting their next scene together. 
And the writers must’ve felt the chemistry too, hence the brilliant episode that was 4x17. Now why the writers ever felt like they didn’t deserve a proper run as a couple, or a proper breakup for that matter, will forever be beyond me.

Dair Appreciation Week: Day Four (Moment You Started Shipping Them)

Empire of the Son, 4x17

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There was so much Dair in this episode that it was almost too much to handle. And that fact that they finally addressed the issue of whether Dan and Blair would ever go there was the cherry on top. Before this episode, I feel like I was holding my breath for any sign of hope of an actual romantic relationship for these two. From the very beginning they were my favorite two characters, so naturally, their screentime together was my favorite. But actually believing some feelings would surface between them? Pffftt I knew better than to let my mind go there. ESPECIALLY with the way their relationship had started. Then they started having more scenes together, and scheming and having more awesome witty banners, and slowly but surely, I started letting the idea of them grow bigger in the back of my mind until suddenly I was shipping them hardcore and anxiously awaiting their next scene together.

And the writers must’ve felt the chemistry too, hence the brilliant episode that was 4x17. Now why the writers ever felt like they didn’t deserve a proper run as a couple, or a proper breakup for that matter, will forever be beyond me.

Dair Appreciation Week: Day Three (Favorite Outfit)
Petty in Pink, 4x19
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The dress + hairstyle combination on Blair fit together really nicely. And this is one of the few episodes that we got to see a Dan & Blair centered episode where Dan actually had a decent haircut, so I appreciate that most from his outfit. Plus he’s wearing a suit, ‘nuf said.

Dair Appreciation Week: Day Three (Favorite Outfit)

Petty in Pink, 4x19

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The dress + hairstyle combination on Blair fit together really nicely. And this is one of the few episodes that we got to see a Dan & Blair centered episode where Dan actually had a decent haircut, so I appreciate that most from his outfit. Plus he’s wearing a suit, ‘nuf said.

Dair Appreciation Week: Day Two (Favorite Quote)
Despicable B, 5x21
Dan: Maybe you are so focused on how everyone else perceives you that you no longer know who you are. And that’s too bad because if you could only see what I see.
Blair: Somehow between being traded for a hotel and selling out for a tiara, I lost my true self. But I want to be found. Could you possibly help?
Dan: I have a feeling that the real Blair Waldorf is a lot closer than you think. It wasn’t too long ago she and I were working side-by-side at W, and I completely fell for her.
Blair: And, what was that girl like? 
Dan: That girl is fiercely strong. Independent. Outspoken. Beautiful. Capable of anything…and no man or magazine should be able to take that away from her.
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For obvious reasons this is my favorite verbiage between them. Especially the ending (“No man or magazine should be able to take that away from her.”) Because where Chuck was always emphasizing the power of the Chuck and Blair duo, Dan did the opposite I feel. He was so selfless in their relationship, making sure she was alright first, before worrying about himself. That’s key, to any relationship really - knowing yourself. Blair was starting to find her real self with Dan, it’s sad that we weren’t allowed to see her reach her full potential with him :/

Dair Appreciation Week: Day Two (Favorite Quote)

Despicable B, 5x21

Dan: Maybe you are so focused on how everyone else perceives you that you no longer know who you are. And that’s too bad because if you could only see what I see.
Blair: Somehow between being traded for a hotel and selling out for a tiara, I lost my true self. But I want to be found. Could you possibly help?
Dan: I have a feeling that the real Blair Waldorf is a lot closer than you think. It wasn’t too long ago she and I were working side-by-side at W, and I completely fell for her.
Blair: And, what was that girl like?
Dan: That girl is fiercely strong. Independent. Outspoken. Beautiful. Capable of anything…and no man or magazine should be able to take that away from her.

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For obvious reasons this is my favorite verbiage between them. Especially the ending (“No man or magazine should be able to take that away from her.”) Because where Chuck was always emphasizing the power of the Chuck and Blair duo, Dan did the opposite I feel. He was so selfless in their relationship, making sure she was alright first, before worrying about himself. That’s key, to any relationship really - knowing yourself. Blair was starting to find her real self with Dan, it’s sad that we weren’t allowed to see her reach her full potential with him :/

“They send a person who can never stay,” she whispered. “Who can never accept my offer of companionship for more than a little while. They send me a hero I can’t help … just the sort of person I can’t help falling in love with.”

As I sailed into the lake I realized the Fates really were cruel. They sent Calypso someone she couldn’t help but love. But it worked both ways. For the rest of my life I would be thinking about her. She would always be my biggest what if.” 

 ― Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

“They send a person who can never stay,” she whispered. “Who can never accept my offer of companionship for more than a little while. They send me a hero I can’t help … just the sort of person I can’t help falling in love with.”

As I sailed into the lake I realized the Fates really were cruel. They sent Calypso someone she couldn’t help but love. But it worked both ways. For the rest of my life I would be thinking about her. She would always be my biggest what if.”

― Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth