1.17: Park Upgrade

Today is a particularly crappy day. There is a major incompatibility between me and my partner. He needs attention and he hates to be alone. I need solitude and being alone is the most natural state for me. I need solitude like air. If I can’t be alone for a period of time every day, I break down. I get headaches, I get back pain, my menstruation cycle fails. I literally get sick.

He wants me to tell him everything that happens at work at any given moment. I hate my phone because of him. I turned every notification sound off. I can’t talk to my friends anymore because if he sees that I’m online, it’s an endless volley of questions like who I’m talking to or why I’m not answering him.

I might want to tell him things after I came home, but if I already told him everything over messages, I don’t even want to see him after that. And we argue every other day about it, and about other similar things, because he wants to have his way, and I can’t live like that, and it drives me crazy, and every time I just wish he would just disappear and I would have my own life again.

But, alas, it is not possible, so I have to endure and survive and try not to break apart completely.

 

Sorry. I got carried away with ranting, but I just had to, otherwise my head would have probably exploded. Let’s turn my thoughts to a place where it hurts less to be alive. To a happier place. To Sveta’s birthday party.

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“You don’t need to be afraid of growing up! Everything will be great!”

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Lara is the first sim I have, I think, who regularly autonomously reads skill books. That’s the second time already that she does that. That’s the cooking book by the way. Maybe she’s looking for a recipe to make for her sister’s birthday.

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“While they’re all buy in the kitchen, I’ll just sneak outside and… Oh, cake!”

She rolls Romantic for her teen trait. And Master Chef as her aspiration. Wow. I don’t think I ever got Master Chef in my previous games.

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She looks very different from Lara, but very beautiful as well!

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I like her hair! And somehow Goopy has got his grey hair again. I will be changing it someday.

And we had a gold level party!

Later, there was something happening between Lara and Ben. I will call him Ben from now on. It’s obviously easier than Bennett.

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She went to bed after that, though, and Ben stayed outside for a while, listening to music, before he left.

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Sveta is enjoying an early breakfast in solitude. And a leftover cocktail from the party.

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Lara has been working out in the morning. She feels entitled to a piece of cake now.

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I downloaded a slightly different version of the park and wanted to check it out. I like it, it’s an improvement over the original one! The family seems to like it as well.

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Jill is trying out painting.

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And there’s June, an obviously alien kid!

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That’s Demario Gary. He’s a Self Assured Music Lover. Possible spouse material for Sveta. She seems to like him.

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“Do you mind if I call you?”

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Now he’s looking up aliens in a book after he saw June.

Sergej is overjoyed meeting June. It’s an alien! Live and in person.

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“Yes, my parents came here from elsewhere.”

My playing time’s up for today. Let’s see if tomorrow is a better day…

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One comment on “1.17: Park Upgrade

  1. cathytea says:

    Lovely to see your Sims’ lives! Sveta is very gorgeous . .. Romantic seems to fit her! And Ben continues to be awesome ! I need alone time, too. After the weekend I can’t wait for my drive into the office, alone!

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