We color both the innocuous actions and the intent of the betrayal in hyperbolic terms, covered in dashes of the conspiratory and the menacing. Every action must have hidden ill-will. Every act must be a reflection of a deeper darkness.
07: No Secrets. No lies.
My selfish infidelity wasn’t simply a breaking of trust, it was the willful assault on the foundation we had built and I had submitted to honoring.
05: Impostor Syndrome
A great fireman doesn’t get credit for his valor if he is the one starting the fire.