We all experience setbacks. We all make mistakes, and bad things do happen. Most of the time, we’re able to cope with these things. However, when you underestimate your ability to cope, even a little thing can become a catastrophe at least in your anxious mind. Tyra’s belief that she couldn’t cope with losing Pete, her boyfriend, makes it difficult for her to enjoy her time with him. Although Tyra and Pete get along well, relationships do end, and believing that she couldn’t cope with the loss only makes something that would be difficult into something that would be truly catastrophic.