I just want you to listen to me.
Humor me, please?
It’s not easy to be adored.
You in particular… you have a tougher time with it than most.
I get that.
But I want you to give it a try.
Think of it as an experiment.
I promise I will be very wonderful at adoring you, Annie.
It’s an area where I think I’ve got a great deal of talent.
You’re worth the adoration, Annie.
You’re worth it.
And the fact that you don’t believe it has nothing to do with whether it’s true or not.
It is true for me.
And that is all that matters.