We think about the worst scenarios in almost every situation.
Worst Case Scenario
I contract a rare form of Tourette Syndrome (otherwise known as Chronic Diarrhea of the Mouth, also known as Word Vomit, and sometimes referred to as Absolute Psychosis) during the date.
There are certain truths we cannot see because we have internalized clichés that mask them with a superficial similarity. I had always shied away from “positive affirmations” – italics here are representative of a knowing cynicism – because I imagined that they were intended to make me “like” myself, and that once I “liked” myself all of my problems would evaporate.