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I Am Just Shocked
...that people are so mean!
Thinking back on my expression of shock about people’s hatred towards Amber Heard, towards neighbors, judges, congresswomen, entire genders, races of people, somebody on Twitter:
I remember a conversation I had with a therapist, one of only good ones I’ve ever sought counsel from. I don’t remember what I said to inspire this comment from him, but I’ve never forgotten it. He was a queer Southern gentleman, so to get the full effect, imagine the words being spoken in a soft, lilting, oddly optimistic Southern accent:
Alas, I have completely failed in this, regarding myself and others. I am nonetheless grateful for the advice, felt in the sound of his voice as much as in the actual words.