So I'm chatting with this guy. He starts a conversation and exits after I didn't respond in 30 seconds. When I did respond, he hopped back on, and we had this exchange. My editorial comments were going to be in red, but then it would look like Christmas, so they're going to be in purple. And, for the sake of not overwhelming myself, spelling, grammar and speaking in textese are off the table.
This is why artists are so messed up. We torture ourselves for our art.
*I should note that I have conversations and dates and interactions that do not end up as despairing/disparaging blog posts, including one tonight. They're not all like this.