What was really weird is that we talked for a long time and had made some actual headway. But then he realized he was going to have to give up his victim stance and stop demonizing me. That’s when Dr. Jekyll turned right back into Mr. Hyde. There is no identity without that paradigm. I feel sorry for him, but not sorry enough to not be glad that he’s gone. I had blocked him already, but I think it’s of benefit to the civility of the site to have someone like that no longer participating.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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