It was all an elaborate illusion. Of my own making.
I realize now. It’s amazing what your mind forces you to hear and see. So I’m clear that I owe him an apology.
He’s been telling me very clearly for a long time that he wanted me to leave. I just chose not to hear it.
But after what happened last Thursday… I’m crystal clear now. I need to re-evaluate how smart I think I am if it took all this for me to get the point.