Sorry -- I'm passive-aggressive for no goddamn reason
Tyler seems a bit passive aggressive or even manic depressive in saying that he hates this girl but he loves her. He apologizes for his obsession with her and his drastic mood changes, but he really loves her very much. His mood changes are not intentional; they just happen for no reason.
This whole idea of the effect of mood on life with a partner reminds me of a line from the Nirvana song, “Dumb.” In that song, Kurt Cobain says “We’ll float around / And hang out on clouds / Then we’ll come down / And have a hangover.” Every musician is a bit bipolar when you think about it, and every artist expresses this a little differently.
The fact that in the space of two lines Tyler beckons comparison to Kurt and Brian Wilson shows you that our boy is now on some serious artistic shit.
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