I am reasonable. I'm rational. I'm fairly patient.
But I do go off the handle. I can be prodded to flap. My control can be shaken. I can be provoked.
This does not serve me well.
I find it extremely difficult to defend /myself/ alone. I am timid and soft-spoken.
This does not serve me well either.
Music: "sober up". Switching to "familiar". Then Monkees