Ariana Grande's Nonna Gives Advice on When to Leave a Relationship in 'Eternal Sunshine'

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Ariana Grande's new album Eternal Sunshine is out, and honestly it's gorgeous—not to mention verrrry open to interpretation, so lemme just:

And in case you missed it upon your first listen(s), Ariana's grandma—Nonna—makes an appearance on the album and seemingly answers the following questions the singer asks in her opener: "How can I tell if I'm in the right relationship? Aren't you really s'posed to know that shit? Feel it in your bones and own that shit? I don't know."

On "Ordinary Things," Nonna says, "Never go to bed without kissing goodnight. That's the worst thing to do. Don't ever ever ever do that. And if you can't, and if you don't feel comfortable doing it, you're in the wrong place. Get out."

During an interview on The Zach Sang Show, Ari addressed the theory that Nonna's excerpt answered the question in her intro. "It's interesting 'cause the album starts with a question and ends with an answer from a person that I love and trust so implicitly. I cherish what my family has to share with me," the Grammy winner explained.

She also opened up about including Nonna on the album and what it means to her. "She was very excited to be on the album and she was very moved by it, and she loved that she was there. And she told many stories about all the different times she's been on my albums," Ariana said of her grandmother, who was also featured in "Daydreamin'" on Yours Truly and "Bloodline" on Thank U, Next.

These lyrics to "Ordinary Things" obviously come amid a giant spotlight on the end of Ari's marriage to Dalton Gomez, which the singer seemingly refers to in her song "Eternal Sunshine" when she sings, "I showed you all my demons, all my lies / Yet you played me like Atari / Now it's like I'm lookin' in the mirror / Hope you feel alright when you're in her."

Oh, and there's also these lyrics: "So now we play our separate scenes / Now, now she's in my bed, mm-mm, layin' on your chest / Now I'm in my head, wonderin' how it ends."

Just FYI, a source recently told Us Weekly that, "Ariana is playing with different characters, some of the lyrics come from her personal life, but others are just her playing a fun character for her fans."

Sooooo, all of this is obviously open to interpretation!

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