Despite my attempts to end communications with him, Mr. West Coast continues to try to communicate how he was only trying to help me with his judgmental, misogynistic, demeaning comments. But he has also made the comment that it is a sign of my character that I wouldn’t share his words directly. I was trying to do him a kindness, as he has proven that he cannot take criticism of his character, though he surely likes to dish it.
But, to quote the Boy (who was quoting my favorite movie): Fuck it, let’s be bad guys! Continue reading Let’s take a vote…
Contrary to how I feel, I am not a bad teacher, and my methods are not completely garbage, and when I receive praise from people from outside my current school, it is not a matter of luck or just good timing.
A thing was said to me by someone who should have known better, a thing that was hurtful, and something that this person should never have said to me because of the nature of our relationship. It was a thing that he said while angry and cleaning up someone else’s mess. What he said was that I and the other people with a similar relationship to him were all spoiled rotten and completely useless… In relating the story to the Boy, he asked if I truly believed that.
And I laughed!
“Well, I do have that whole low self-esteem thing…” I told him.
Continue reading I am not an Impostor…