Jana Sterbak, I Want You to Feel the Way I Do, 1996.

“I want you to feel the way I do: There’s barbed wire wrapped all around my head and my skin grates on my flesh from the inside. How can you be so comfortable only 5 inches to the left of me? I don’t want to hear myself think, feel myself move. It’s not that I want to be numb, I want to slip under your skin: I will listen for the sound you hear, feed on your thoughts, wear your clothes. Now I have your attitude and you’re not comfortable anymore. Making them yours you relieved me of my opinions, habits, impulses. I should be grateful but instead… you’re beginning to irritate me: I am not going to live with myself inside your body, and I would rather practice being new on someone else. “

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