Trust me, your day CANNOT get worse after a raid from the infomous ass pirates. You spend the whole time wishing you could sit down and collect your thoughts, but they took your ass, so you can’t.
Being one’s own mare is different from having a healthy relationship with one’s family. I like my grandma… Those two points may be unrelated; I’ve judgement issues due to lack of sleep at time of writing. XD
In the long run, I like to think backstory wise that Sunset has grown up alone, and hence why she just tried so hard to get attention and recognition, even if she took it too far to an extent, and what made her feel hurt when she felt “betrayed” by Princess Celestia in The Fall of Sunset Shimmer and thus escaped into the mirror. This image really captures that kind of loneliness she must have held in her heart.