Shhh. Don’t tell, but agree with you in a strange sort of way. I tend to think that what someone else thinks of me is none of my business.
Most people form knee-jerk opinions without really knowing the person they’re forming opinions about. Who of us doesn’t have a million different facets to us? Sanest thing for me to do is let people think what they want.
One of the saddest things to watch is victim mindset, for sure. But that doesn’t mean it’s okay for people to be rude. Behavior is still a choice.
And that last paragraph — omg, I laughed out loud. I do so appreciate clever word-smithing. Touche! Also — thank you. :)