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11.  Sookie Tries to Help Lorelai & Rory Make Up

Season 6, Episode 4 “Always a Godmother, Never a God”

Rory has dropped out of Yale and she and her mother are not speaking because of it. Sookie wants to fix things. She asks Lorelai to be the godmother to her daughter Martha and Rory to be the godmother of her son Davy and then invites them both to the baptism. Sookie hopes that if Lorelai and Rory see each other they will want to patch things up. Instead, the tension remains and Lorelai only becomes more hurt and angry when she finds out Sookie has Rory’s new cell phone number and she does not.

There is nothing malicious about Sookie’s intentions. While she may go about it in a sneaky way, her actions come from the heart.  All she wants is to see her best friend happy again, even if that means ruining her own children’s special day. This is just another example of Sookie’s selflessness as a friend and her big heart. She often put others, especially Lorelai, before herself because that’s just the kind of person she is. She is a good friend, to both Lorelai and Rory as well.

It’s hard when two friends are fighting and you don’t know how to fix it. Lorelai and Rory’s argument affects everyone around them. They are both hurt but unwilling to admit they are wrong. Lorelai can’t even pick a date for her wedding because she can’t imagine planning without Rory. She is putting her whole life on hold until the problem is fixed. It’s a hard part of the show to watch because it feels so familiar. We’ve have all been Lorelai or Rory or even Sookie trying to hold everything together.