Being privately gaslit by people who can’t live with your narrative is disorienting and crazy-making, no matter how tough one is.
Brett Kavanaugh and the Power of Public Trauma
Lissa Harris

Three exclamation marks for this one. It’s maybe the hardest of all. Let “society at large" be what it will, but if people in your community, those you are very close to or whose job it is to stand up for your dignity just don’t, that really makes you feel weak, unprotected, and naked.