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[–]ThanksIHateClippy|👁️ 👁️| Sometimes I watch you sleep 🤤 [M] [score hidden] stickied comment (5 children)

OP needs help. Also, they hate it because...

Trust issues

Do you hate it as well? Do you think their hate is reasonable? (I don't think so tbh) Then upvote this comment, otherwise downvote it.

Look at my source code on Github

[–]Snappicc 2906 points2907 points 3 (91 children)

Why'd this actually get me sad

[–]StopBangingThePodium 708 points709 points 2 (17 children)

To cheer you up a bit, it would actually be a relief to the clam if you could remove the pearl this easily. It's essentially their tonsil stones. It's an irritant that their body trapped and coated to make it less irritating, and then it gets stuck there forever.

[–]Karcinogene 487 points488 points 8233 (8 children)

And just like in therapy, sometimes we have this feeling that we need to hold on to the pain inside of us. It makes it hard to heal, and sometimes a therapist's first job is to help you realize that you don't have to keep this pain forever. It's ok to let it go.

[–]Choccy_Melk69 189 points190 points  (1 child)

I came here to hate, not to feel

I'm saving this comment for a free award

[–]timelighter 51 points52 points  (0 children)

And now the therapist is burdened with the irritant!

[–]PrionBacon 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Just like kidney stones.

[–]incognito--bandito 17 points18 points  (0 children)

I thought this was a veiled implication that the pearl was the money they get from you

[–]tickletuckle52 4 points5 points  (4 children)

And rich white ladies be putting that shit around their neck since forever

[–]Lyylikki 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Also Africans, it's not exclusively a European thing

[–]KingNecrosis 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Bitch please, people the world over have been using it for jewelry for centuries, maybe even millenia.

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    [–]swarmlord666 499 points500 points  (10 children)

    I thought that cynically because of the topic if betrayal that it would be a rick roll, but it is hug and now I feel bad for being distrusting but also happy to see hug

    [–]swarmlord666 213 points214 points  (3 children)

    Just noticed whilst waiting for this to send that thats a bot....... Point still stands though

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        [–]BrokeArmHeadass 29 points30 points  (1 child)

        Don’t be sad. Here’s a rick roll!

        [–]ravenclawdud 18 points19 points  (0 children)


        [–]lonelyzombi3 5 points6 points  (2 children)

        Bro, have you ever played Super Mario. You don't want ghost hugs

        [–]Alarid 24 points25 points  (1 child)

        Now I'm sad and scared.

        [–]MegaYeetTJW 3 points4 points  (0 children)

        I thought it was s rick roll

        [–]PolymerPussies 104 points105 points  (10 children)

        A pearl is actually a natural irritant to shellfish, so what the therapist has done in this comic is she has gotten the shellfish to open up, and she helped alleviate what was bothering her patient.

        Happy ending imo.

        [–]Forever_Awkward 12 points13 points  (9 children)

        A pearl is the coating placed around the irritant to make it not an irritant. I bet they really enjoy the feeling of having the pearls slide around in their meat. Why hang onto them otherwise?

        [–]PolymerPussies 24 points25 points  (0 children)

        While the coating helps alleviate the irritation, it's still an irritant, which is why the pearl continues to grow more and more layers of pearl the longer it's in the shellfish.

        [–]elmrsglu 3 points4 points  (7 children)

        Need a marine biologist for that answer.

        [–]SterileCarrot 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Is anyone here a marine biologist?!

        [–]o0shad0o 24 points25 points  (1 child)

        I don't know. The oyster had an irritant, that it had encased in multiple layers of copium, taking up valuable space inside its shell, and the therapist removed it.

        o/^ Always look on the bright side of liiiiifeee....

        [–]Ultravioletgray 35 points36 points  (1 child)

        It's that final panel, it's unnecessary but that's why I like it. It's almost gratuitously sad, like that fake show on Daria Sick sad World.

        [–]ReaDiMarco 13 points14 points  (0 children)

        It's unnecessary for the factual narrative but very necessary to bring out the emotions in the viewer. This is probably what turns images or videos into a story.

        [–]guinader 30 points31 points  (7 children)

        She actually helped him. A pearl is a protective mechanism to "smooth" the surface of the object that is causing it to be uncomfortable.

        Think when you get a scratchy throat and there is something stuck there... Instead of coughing it out or drinking water to dislodge, your body produce something to make that thing smooth and comfortable so you don't cough anymore

        [–]HRGeek 15 points16 points  (6 children)

        Tonsil stones are a thing. But I wouldn't mount one on a ring.

        [–]CatPeachy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Now I wasn't one of those edits where they change the ending lol

        [–]veganveal 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Because you were already there.

        [–]nicolRB 4 points5 points  (0 children)

        Same, this is depressing

        [–]the_CL38N_civilian 490 points491 points  (16 children)

        Great mother of pearl! This is sad.

        [–]comfort_bot_1962 187 points188 points  (10 children)

        Don't be sad. Here's a hug!

        [–]TheLaughingMelonThanks, I hate myself 26 points27 points  (8 children)

        Why 1962?

        [–]sltkr 38 points39 points  (4 children)

        That's the year he died and became a ghost.

        [–]TheLaughingMelonThanks, I hate myself 15 points16 points  (3 children)

        Someone needs to give him a hug!

        [–]westwoo 7 points8 points  (2 children)

        He's been trying to hug someone since 1962 but can't since he's a ghost

        [–]metaStatic 2 points3 points  (1 child)

        Where's Whoopi when you need her?

        [–]haltmich 4 points5 points  (1 child)

        Literally 1962

        [–]TejetskiDoesn’t Get The Flair System 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Literally 2021

        [–]BlastyMcSplody 68 points69 points  (0 children)

        Good bot

        [–]Oogbored 187 points188 points  (2 children)

        She's wearing a necklace of much smaller pearls, was she a children's clam psychologist before?

        [–]Im-Not-dead-yet1 394 points395 points  (14 children)

        A similar thing happened to me. As soon a I started talking they stole all my teeth and ran away :(

        [–]PharaohciousEgyptian 87 points88 points  (3 children)

        At least you're still alive

        [–]regretfulposts 65 points66 points  (2 children)

        If you call that living

        [–]fluoridated 3 points4 points  (0 children)

        My fave zoidberg quote to squeeze in

        [–]DeepThroatALoadedGun 12 points13 points  (0 children)

        Your dentist sounds like an asshole

        [–]FoldUpBigFoot41 6 points7 points  (0 children)

        Damn dude that sucks

        [–]wolfman579 13 points14 points  (0 children)

        The necklace of human teeth should have been a giveaway.

        [–]inuhi 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Sounds like one those really trippy nightmares, or an elderly person getting their dentures stolen by the west side smile mafia

        [–]Absolute_leech 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Wtf?! The same thing happened to me! Is this common for therapists to sell their patients teeth?

        [–]DarkPrincess_ 259 points260 points  (4 children)

        I feel this betrayal in my soul

        [–]Black1451 202 points203 points  (19 children)

        Never trust a woman with a pearl necklace.

        [–]asianabsinthe 61 points62 points  (11 children)

        Even if you gave it to her?

        [–]madcap462 62 points63 points  (8 children)

        Especially. If she's crafty enough to trick you into giving her pearls she's more devious than you could imagine.

        [–]HonoraryMancunian 28 points29 points  (4 children)

        I don't need to be tricked, I'd do it rather willingly

        [–]Mtth_8 12 points13 points  (3 children)

        You're what they call an easy target

        [–]The_Ruly_Anarchist 14 points15 points  (2 children)

        I think in this scenario, she's the target.

        [–]KimJongIlSunglasses 5 points6 points  (1 child)

        Do half the people in this thread not get the joke, or are they all just playing along?

        [–]KMnO4inyourpants 15 points16 points  (0 children)

        Are we thinking about the same kind of pearl necklace? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

        [–]slfnflctd 9 points10 points  (1 child)

        I remember hearing that song by ZZ Top before I knew what it meant, and I thought it was kind of a crappy song. Then I learned what it meant, thought "ew, gross" and I knew it was a crappy song.

        [–]zenospenisparadox 7 points8 points  (0 children)

        Hear that, Marge Simpson and Wilma Flintstone?

        [–]veganveal 5 points6 points  (3 children)

        Likewise, never trust a man who says he just wants to talk to you alone but his groin is glowing and his left arm is a lobster claw.

        [–]Black1451 2 points3 points  (2 children)

        Atleast i drew a grounded enough joke based on comic, what weird hentai/porn are yall into?

        [–]enby_shout 34 points35 points  (1 child)

        look at her necklace who knows how many victims she has, somebody stop this menace

        [–]ThatOneGuy1358Doesn’t Get The Flair System 90 points91 points  (13 children)

        I am not sad I just want the bot to give me a ghost hug. I am so sad

        [–]flucxapacitor 39 points40 points  (3 children)

        Don’t be sad. Here’s a hug!

        [–]comfort_bot_1962 57 points58 points  (1 child)

        Don't be sad. Here's a hug!

        [–]ThatOneGuy1358Doesn’t Get The Flair System 29 points30 points  (0 children)

        Good bot

        [–]comfort_bot_1962 8 points9 points  (1 child)

        Don't be sad. Here's a hug!

        [–]b__q 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        I'm sad give me a hug.

        Edit: bro where's my hug?

        [–]comfort_bot_1962 6 points7 points  (1 child)

        Don't be sad. Here's a hug!

        [–]123kingme 7 points8 points  (0 children)

        Damn bot that’s a lotta hugs.

        [–]SparklyChain 23 points24 points  (3 children)

        I unfortunately relate to this too much...

        [–]WhiteHydra1914 23 points24 points  (0 children)

        The comfort bot is really hard at work here

        [–]rubytewsday 15 points16 points  (2 children)

        No wonder hes all clammed up

        [–]clone822 7 points8 points  (0 children)

        She really mussel'd her way in.

        [–]TrenchcoatDucks 13 points14 points  (5 children)

        This comic is genuinely sad. Like I see the humor but oof ;-;

        [–]lithelylove 11 points12 points  (2 children)

        Aww poor mr oyster :’(

        Also can we just appreciate how well conveyed the sheer look of shock and confusion are in the third panel?

        [–]fistofwrath 7 points8 points  (1 child)

        Theres my life summed up in a meme. Fuck.

        [–]PamelaMuise17 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Moan my name with throw up in my mouth

        [–]bballkj7 30 points31 points  (10 children)

        now im legitimately depressed.

        thanks, reddit.

        [–]General-Carrot-6305 5 points6 points  (7 children)

        She needed that wisdom so her practice would be successful. Not even mad cause she's helping people....so what if she's being a little shellfish?

        [–]wellversedflame 2 points3 points  (6 children)

        She sold it to an ad agency and now we're all gonna die.

        [–]Alarid 6 points7 points  (1 child)

        Lack of trust makes the pearl bigger so relentlessly gaslight him for personal gain.

        [–]AnalogMan 5 points6 points  (0 children)

        "Did... did she just steal my loogie?"

        [–]Fgfrid 6 points7 points  (1 child)

        Aren’t pearls irritating to oysters?

        [–]TheFirstTootsie 4 points5 points  (0 children)

        They build the pearl around irritants, such as a grain of sand, that they can’t expel to protect them from it. If they could spit them out, they probably would. The therapist probably just killed the patient.

        [–]MT_Flesch 4 points5 points  (6 children)

        I would think a clam would be happy to be rid of that thing

        [–]comfort_bot_1962 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        You're Awesome!

        [–]comfort_bot_1962 2 points3 points  (2 children)


        [–]SkyShadowing 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Bot I think you have a hugging addiction.

        [–]diddlysqt 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        The oyster hasn’t finished processing the feeling of being free from an internal irritant just yet. There should be a fifth panel.

        [–]DarkGamer 4 points5 points  (0 children)

        Pearls are caused by irritants getting into oysters, removing it removes a major source of irritation. Maybe this is good therapy.

        [–]Chloe1101 5 points6 points  (0 children)

        I totaly understand how u feel coz I also think ppl suck... Only person I trusted was my mom and she passed on... I came to realise God is so great and is the only one we can speak to who actually just wants good for us... Whether he tests us or not... Not trying to preach just sharing my experience❤️❤️❤️🙏

        [–]FoldUpBigFoot41 27 points28 points  (12 children)

        Removing the pear from a clam will almost always kill it sadly

        [–]creative_toe 33 points34 points  (5 children)

        I call bullshit. I've seen many clams without pears. They were all alive and well.

        [–]FoldUpBigFoot41 19 points20 points  (4 children)

        That is because many clams don't form pearls. Pearls form when an irritant gets into the clam, the clam then secretes a fluid to encase the irritant, the clam keeps adding layers of the fluid that harden and become a pearl

        [–]clpratt316Doesn’t Get The Flair System 34 points35 points  (0 children)

        I think they’re referring to your typo as a joke. “I’ve seen many clams without pears”

        [–]creative_toe 22 points23 points  (1 child)

        Oh, I thought we were talking about pears?

        [–]metaStatic 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        last clam I saw also had a nice pear

        [–]Miser_able 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Isn't that usually because people rip open the clam to get to the pearl?

        [–]comfort_bot_1962 7 points8 points  (0 children)

        Don't be sad. Here's a hug!

        [–]Blue_Pikmin25 3 points4 points  (0 children)

        Based on the necklace, this isn't the first time she's done this.

        [–]LilAttackPug 2 points3 points  (5 children)

        I've never dealt with it but I have friends who have so I wanna say this is what therapy with a therapist who tells your shitty parents everything is like

        [–]1Eternallylost 3 points4 points  (0 children)

        In my experience, not only do they steal your pearl, but proceed to bash you with it every chance they get. Never tell anything personal to anyone unless it casts you in the best light possible.

        [–]DSP-Throwaway 7 points8 points  (3 children)

        Well now I'm sad.

        [–]Aoquesth37802 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        This made me laugh way more than it should have

        [–]MeaningfulThoughts 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        This, but my therapist taking cash out of my wallet for 4 years straight. He even tried to make me feel guilty as hell when I decided to stop seeing him. “I got genuinely attached to you”.

        [–]Arcuis 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Dont think of it as a clam shut tight. Think of it as letting down a ladder from the tall, tall, tall walls around your heart. Sure someone climbing their way in can dissapoint you once, but they get two tries before they fall to their deaths and are never again allowed to ascend the metaphorical walls.

        [–]trelam88 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        As someone who just started therapy, this made me cry.

        [–]JamesR624 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Yeah. That’s a very oversimplified but accurate description of therapy.

        If it has a profit motive as part of it and it’s asking you trust it completely, it is NEVER a good idea to do so.

        Most of these are just attempts at religion spreading or pill pushing.

        [–]VonShnubly 2 points3 points  (0 children)


        [–]breakfastmood 2 points3 points  (1 child)

        Shes wearing a pearl necklace, what did you expect?

        [–]energyaware 2 points3 points  (1 child)

        He does not need that pearl to be healthy, it is just a particle encased in calcium carbonate to prevent damage, so what the therapist did was benign

        [–]South3rnCh3shir3 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Should have caught her hand and bit it off

        [–]thefrankomaster 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        therapy saved my life

        [–]anas_mad 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Just chase her

        [–]Agitated_Cold_6692 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Típico pensamiento gringo abusivo.

        [–]el_ghostito 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        .................... you want a hug?

        [–]docx3227 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        That's perfect

        [–]omnifeathers 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        I've never related to a clam-man so much before

        [–]VastGap6446 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        That's how I feel with my friend yersterday lol

        [–]pingpongtits 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        The doctor is more like Dr. Pimple Popper removing a hardened cyst. It probably feels great.

        [–]Sigrun-survivor 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        “You say you have a problem with paranoia, but it says here that you looked very relaxed in the bath this morning”

        [–]NvidiaRTX 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Hey look at the bright side, your cousin clamps are being cooked instead of raised for pearls.

        [–]KoolPanda69 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Should have already seen the ones on her necklace

        [–]corkyruu 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        People are gonna people, I guess.

        [–]tylenol77 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Every women I’ve ever been In a relationship with.

        [–]Acid_Flicks 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        She also manages to rip off her sleeves in between frames in order to flex on the beta clam

        [–]hopevamt 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        This cartoon shows exactly why I don't trust ANYBODY on the planet.

        [–]Quickben2 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Wow. Guess I'll start talking to clams now

        [–]tonyabstract 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        this was what my last relationship was like lol

        [–]Steampunk_Dragon987 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Honestly, that’s exactly why I have trouble trusting people. I’m afraid that they’ll take what they want from me and then just leave me.

        [–]hellarios852 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        This says a lot about society.

        [–]MysteryFish06 1 point2 points  (1 child)

        :( this is just sad

        [–]comfort_bot_1962 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Don't be sad. Here's a hug!

        [–]Frizzles_pet_Lizzle 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Do any psychologists ever actually use a chaise longue? I've been to a number of them and they've only ever had me sit in a chair or on a regular couch.

        [–]Vinnny_G 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Is anyone gonna mention she's wearing a pearl necklace?

        [–]Jyiiga 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        He should have seen that coming. I mean she is wearing a pearl necklace. :D

        [–]NoBeans4U 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        "Jokes on her, it was my father's ball"

        [–]IhkeTRPlaysMC 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        The more pearls on her necklace, the stronger her theraputic sessions become.

        [–]expendablecrewman 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Given the chance they'll fuck you over irl too

        [–]TheZachatron 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        It do be like that

        [–]Robotman300 1 point2 points  (2 children)

        This is made me sad

        [–]DiannaCarson17 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        When I’m trying to go to sleep.

        [–]paulonboard 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        He shouldn't trust a woman with a pearl necklace.

        [–]kersplosh 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        I love the arm reaching in the second panel. My brain immediately identifies it as the therapist giving a reassuring touch to the arm or shoulder, then wham.

        [–]bitchyswiftie 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        This is genius, actually

        [–]ItsTheHamster07 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Maybe it’s on him for choosing a therapist with a pearl necklace

        [–]King-Brisingr 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        It's funny cause that's what therapists do irl

        [–]Jakeyloransen 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Sad, I am.

        [–]FuckingLazyBoi 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Thats how she got her beads

        [–]jakethedumbmistake 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        I want to see Nicolas cage play as Superman

        [–]Beneficial_Milk_8287 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        I'm so mad at that bitch. Give it back.

        [–]Willing-History-1896 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        'Why are you so quiet all the time?'

        [–]Acrobatic_Holiday420 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Great! Now you can make another one

        [–]sphintero 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Her pearl necklace was the red flag

        [–]suuper124 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Pearl thief!

        [–]Fatsodaisy29 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Ok but why is this my life

        [–]Jeez132457 1 point2 points  (0 children)


        [–]RamblinLife 1 point2 points  (0 children)


        [–]SynthPrax 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        I feel like this is emotionally legit.

        [–]Shutaru_Kanshinji 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Perhaps I am an oyster, but there is no pearl inside me.

        [–]its_meem_not_meh_meh 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        That therapist should have her license revoked

        [–]ZippZappZippty 1 point2 points  (0 children)


        [–]jakethedumbmistake 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        I want to see Nicolas cage play as Superman

        [–]Ouid_smoker 1 point2 points  (0 children)


        [–]Phusra 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        This has gotta be a good representation about how celebrities feel though.

        If they open up to the wrong people, suddenly it's a huge news scandal.