Clarissa's Blog

An academic's opinions on feminism, politics, literature, philosophy, teaching, academia, and a lot more.

Who You Are

You never know who you really are until something very very shitty happens. And then it’s like, “Oh, so this is who I am. Huh.” It’s all in there already but we don’t get a chance to find out in normal circumstances.


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4 thoughts on “Who You Are

  1. Because people tend to think too well about themselves?


  2. OH MY GOD!!!!!!
    I’m a whiny, bitchy, self-aggrandizing narcissist who’s big on self-pity?
    (Actually, I already knew that about myself, but still ….)


  3. Fie upon this quiet on said:

    I know this feeling exactly. It’s a tough reckoning. I think it’s necessary for emotional intelligence. Doesn’t make it easy.


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