[she provided no resources of her own--I would have read them if she had, at least if she provided me w/same courtesy]
What she sees as "overbearing" is my insistence that I won't waste time w/people who don't at least▶️
I do this bc I am interested in having REAL conversations, not just piping in w/blatherings off the top of my head. This is assertiveness & I've acquired it after wasting too much of my precious time▶️
Anyone who stereotypes me for that fact: UNFOLLOW ME NOW.
Anyone who doesn't respect intellectuals: UNFOLLOW ME NOW.
Anyone who chooses ignorance: UNFOLLOW ME NOW.
The "killer stress" I experienced en route to that Phd, 1st thru years of intractable insomnia fm having to deal w/BOTH overwhelming PTSD ▶️
My last day of teaching in that FT tenure track job involved being carted out in an ambulance▶️
And a grateful 🙏🙏THANK YOU🙏🙏 to my friends who get this.