How do I do it? I never fail to find a man or a woman who thinks me
C. Sorely lacking in something essential
D. All of the above
and attach all of my self-worth to that person’s opinion. I threw my back out doing the “Love me, love me, love me!” dance.
As for the person who stopped me in the hallway and said, “I really enjoyed visiting your classroom”?
What about the person I work for who called me a “superstar”?
Just being nice.
The stranger at the coffee shop who asked me what I did for a living, then responded, “You must be ‘the hot teacher'”?
The only person telling me the truth about myself? The only person in the world I can believe? The one who rolls their eyes at what I’m saying and doesn’t bother to answer my email.
You know. You’re nodding as you read this and saying, “Yep, that’s me.”
What is wrong with you?