In fact, when certain negative tendencies remain hidden from our conscious awareness, they will tend to drive our emotions and behaviors in unpredictable ways. This is when you might find yourself losing your temper over something minor, or going into despair over a small mistake, or disliking someone who exhibits the trait you don’t want to see in yourself.-Sally Kempton
2/25 140-17: 1) Everyone is trying to change who they are. Nyasha wants to be British and look perfect and skinny. All the Africans want to be Americans, and all the Americans want to be Africans. Chido does not want to be that person his father wants him to be. Maiguru is not that perfect happy woman, but she pretends like she is. Everyone so far wants to change at least one thing about themselves because they are not happy with who they see in the mirror.