Meaning in the Mundane {29}: On pseudonyms.
Zelda Pinwheel
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Thanks for explicating what I often think, Kim! I am not sure if this is properly pathological, but I have this sort of “imposter syndrome” to the extent that I do not believe I have a real identity, even under my own name. There is a conglomeration of personality that coheres roughly, that an observer might be able to label “me,” but if it were ever described or shown to me, I wouldn’t recognize it. I’m one of those timid mice who can only come out when I’ve got the blue wig and sunglasses on, like an actor who can embody something epic until she remembers she isn’t that thing she is pretending to be. A really insightful bit of writing, thanks for my morning fix! :D

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