(scene opens in kitchen in the midst of a deep clean)
Me: (walks in from outside, carrying bucket of movie popcorn)
Husband: (looks up from cleaning the stove) Hey, how was it? Did you cry?
Me: A couple of times.
Husband: A couple?
Me: The first time was…(voice starts to crack and waver) …was… (hard swallow) when Cap called the hammer. (tears start, looks away from audience) Hang on…hang on…wait…. (looks back, composed) Okay. Good. (deep breath) Right.
Husband: (nods in understanding) Hawkeye’s family.
Me: Yeah. (deep breath) Second time. Um, there was that one line up? (husband nods) And Gamma leans over to me and… (voice quavers again) ….and…and she says to me… (braces self) “Women make the best super heroes.” (tears start again)
Husband: (small voice) Oh. (face turns pink, looks away)
Me: Yeah. (sniffs) I was not prepared for the feelz.