If you fall into one of these categories, this is why I respond to your emails in a clinical and dismissive manner. Now you know! (A link is then included to an article entitled The 10 types of Toxic People that Mentally Strong People Avoid.)
I’m actually insane. Yes, you heard it here first. I’m insane, and somewhere deep inside I know this about myself, hence the need to claim that I am otherwise. Hence the need to identify myself as “mentally strong.” And, I mean, well, sure: doing so in this public and aggressive manner undermines the very thing I’m trying to prove – my own mental fortitude – but what of it?! Me, good! Me, strong! Me, successful and productive!