I love Aria, but it's definitely something that takes time to grow on you. It certainly isn't a show that marathon, you'll be bored just by watching even two episodes in a row. And yet, I managed to watch this show from beginning to end.
Little bitch tears were shed in the final episode. Sure, tears were shed in a few other episodes, but not at this degree. Now that it's over, I look back and realize how awesome it was, and go back and re-watch my favorite episodes.
Now that Aria is over I miss it. Either learn to accept it as it is, or GTFO.