If you want to know more about the current situation in Catalonia and how distressful our future will be without our big owner Spain, read this.... I could not have said it better :)
The Pursuit of Happiness
Written by Xavier Sala i Martin
Possessive husbands tend to react predictably when their wives ask for a divorce: first they act surprised, then they deny the facts, quickly followed by refusing to sign the papers, and finally, they try to make her believe that the separation will leave her destitute and that without him, she is nothing.
After the massive demonstration on September 11th where an important proportion of Catalans expressed their desire for a divorce from Spain, the reaction of the Spanish system has been following the predictable script of possessive husbands.