There will never be a last thing. And they won’t get worked out because they’re being manufactured in real time. You didn’t change. You are still all the things she said were perfect before.

But you believe that suddenly the perfect things are your biggest defects.

That is the power of gaslighting. They manipulate things outside of you and somehow convince you the change occurred within you. Your fault.

By “you” I don’t specifically mean you, btw. I started with the wrong pronoun and I’m too lazy to fix it. 4am-off to bed. ☺

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up, but I know I want it to be spelled right and punctuated correctly. I guess that’s something.

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