Tag Archives: introspection

Twingey: Open Letter to Close Friends

I’m not good at silence. I’m not good at mellow. I perform them excellently. But, if someone else in such a mood, I must fix the problem. Which is difficult when the problem does not exist. So, yes. When you’re Mellow, I am slightly distressed. This distress is nothing that I cannot manage. Rather, I […]


It’s not that I don’t pick up the hints that people send out. Rather, I pick up both the actual hints and those stray little sendings-out that people give. Either let flood swarm through or shut things out. I shut out as much as I could when I was pretty young. I opened up enough, […]

Fatal Flaw

I have a fatal flaw: a lifelong fear of being an imposition. If I am with someone, I am likely worried that I am imposing. I generally do not accept halfway invites – rather, I pretend that I did not hear them as invites. This way, people have to be a little more decisive. I […]